California: Jewish camp forced to evacuate due to forest fires

A day after officials give the camp an 'all clear,' backfires force evacuation.JTA, 8/1/2018, 8:25 AM

Balloon terror: Extensive damage caused to southern forests

Five fires reportedly raging at points in Beeri and Kissufim forests in southern Israel.Tal Polon, 6/26/2018, 2:43 PM

Destroyed California Jewish summer camp finds home for 2018

Camp Newman, destroyed in California wildfires, finds temporary home for next year.JTA, 11/5/2017, 4:39 PM

Jewish summer camp destroyed in California forest fire

Camp Newman, used by Jewish community in San Francisco Bay Area, wiped out as forest fires rip through northern California.JTA, 10/10/2017, 11:25 AM

Forest fire kills dozens in central Portugal

At least 24 people have reportedly been killed and more injured by a massive forest fire in central Portugal.Chana Roberts, 6/19/2017, 2:46 PM

One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

Fire and Rescue Commission lifts state of emergency, firefighters to resume normal work as of Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2016, 12:08 AM

Netanyahu thanks Abbas for firefighting assistance

Prime Minister Netanyahu thanks PA chairman for sending firefighters to assist in extinguishing the fires in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 1:53 AM

Supertanker arrives in Israel

The largest aerial firefighting aircraft in the world can carry up to 19,600 gallons of retardant or water.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/25/2016, 10:01 PM

Huge fire breaks out near Jerusalem

Residents of the community of Nataf evacuated due to a huge fire in the Jerusalem Hills.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/25/2016, 8:12 PM

Arab world celebrates fires in Israel

“Israel is burning” becomes a popular hashtag on Twitter as Arabs rejoice in Israel's fires.Elad Benari, 11/25/2016, 6:45 AM

PA sends firetrucks to assist Israel

Israel accepts offer of help from the PA to join the international effort to extinguish the fires that have broken out this week.Elad Benari, 11/24/2016, 11:36 PM

Fire prevention, or timber plundering?

Thousands of trees surrounding Jewish towns cut down this week, raising ire of residents. Authorities claim intention is to prevent fires.Shai Landesman, 8/4/2016, 2:02 PM

Firefighters struggle against enormous fire

Fire outside of Luzit has reportedly burned 700 dunams of forestry to the ground.Tova Dvorin, 5/1/2016, 2:17 PM

Couple suspected of causing forest fire

Couple from southern Israel under suspicion of damaging tens of thousands of square meters with their improvised barbecue.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/26/2016, 1:25 PM

Revisiting the Carmel Fire; what have we learned?

Many people are still not aware of the damage of throwing a cigarette out the window, or forgetting to properly smother a campfire.Raphael Poch, 11/30/2015, 2:15 PM

Wildfire Destroys 750 Acres in Golan Heights

Three fires broke out Friday in the Golan Heights following a lightning strike. The largest, hitting Gamla, was extinguished in 12 hours.Cynthia Blank , 10/12/2014, 9:21 AM

Saved from Fire 'By a Miracle at the Last Moment'

Jerusalem resident recalls harrowing experience with the massive forest fire this week that nearly burned down his home.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 1:29 PM

Group Fights Against Terrorist Arsonists

With the arrival of hot weather in Israel, arson – the destruction of Israel's forests by terrorists – has once again reared its ugly head.David Lev, 5/7/2013, 10:29 PM