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News Brief

  4/28/2013, Iyar 18, 5773

Fires in Meron, Northern Ashdod Industrial Area


A fire broke out, Sunday afternoon, in the central Galilee town of Meron, not far from the central Lag Ba'Omer observances at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. Firefighters responded to the scene.

Firefighters were also sent to deal with a fire in the northern industrial area of the Mediterranean port of Ashdod. Police closed nearby Highway 41 and suggested that motorists take alternate routes.