News Briefs

  11/26/2013, Kislev 23, 5774

Two Fires in the North; No Danger to Surrounding Towns

Firefighters have been busy today in the Galilee in two separate incidents.  The first fire broke out this afternoon near the community of Shoreshim.  Seven firefighting teams are presently bringing the fire under control.

The second fire broke out in the Ahihud Forest, near the town of Tal El.  A spokesperson for the Galilee Fire Department informed Arutz Sheva that they had sent in 13 firefighting teams and four firefighting aircraft battling the flames together with teams from the KKL-JNF (Jewish National Fund).

The spokesperson also noted that none of the neighboring communities in either incident were at risk.