Fire South of Jerusalem Contained

Eight firefighting crews and six firefighting planes are fighting the fire and succeeded in stopping its spread.

Yedidya Ben-Or,

Bet Shemesh fire
Bet Shemesh fire
Bet Shemesh Fire Services Spokesman

Eight firefighting crews and six firefighting planes are fighting the large scale fire near Gvaot, in the Etzion Bloc, south of Jerusalem, and succeeded on Sunday in blocking its spread.

The fire had been advancing downhill toward Gvaot.

Fires also raged near Bet Shemesh, Elon Moreh and Maaleh Adumim Sunday:




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