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  6/25/2014, Sivan 27, 5774

Hadassah Ein Kerem Prepares to Evacuate

Hadassah Medical Center's Ein Kerem branch is preparing all of its patients for evacuation, Channel 10 reports, after a brushfire near Jerusalem has spread too close to the medical campus. 

All patients will be transferred to the "Eline" Children's Hospital and care center, Hadassah representatives told the outlet, in the event an evacuation is needed. 

As of 7:30 pm, fifty firefighters and six firefighting planes are still struggling to control the blaze.