Daily Israel Report
15:42
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News Brief

  6/17/2014, Sivan 19, 5774

Firefighting Jets Rush to Site of Massive Fire near Jerusalem


A forest fire broke out roughly ten minutes from Jerusalem, near Route 1. Nine firefighting brigades, in conjunction with six firefighting jets, are working to put out the blaze. At this time, local winds are preventing the firefighters from gaining control over the fire.

Police have blocked off some local roads to traffic.