A large forest fire broke out today (Wednesday) next to Kibbutz Ginegar, located in the Jezreel Valley. Fire crews and four firefighting aircraft are working together to bring the blaze under control. Two people have been treated for smoke inhalation and ive homes on the Kibbutz have already been evacuated due to their proximity to the conflagration.
Also in the north, a big brush fire has broken out between the village of Uum al-Kutuf and Mitzpe Ilan. Two firefighting planes have been called to the site.