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The story of a special Israeli firefighter

An intellectually challenged youngster stops at nothing to fulfill his dream of becoming an Israeli firefighter.Yoni Kempinski, 12/2/2016, 9:41 AM

Security Minister: Half of fires were arson

Fire Department estimates 1,773 fires burned across Israel from November 18-26; as many as half were result of arson.JTA, 12/1/2016, 8:38 PM

Watch: Arab arsonists in Jerusalem caught in the act

Two Arabs captured while attempting to spark a fire in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2016, 1:44 PM

Molotov cocktail the culprit in fires west of Jerusalem

Investigators confirm arson to blame for fire that ravaged small town near the capital.Orly Harari, 11/30/2016, 12:49 PM

How you can help the victims of arson terrorism

Israelis and their supporters abroad are mobilizing to assist the hundreds of families made homeless by last week's fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2016, 2:18 PM

'No active fires left' after 2,000 blazes scorch Israel

Firefighters remain on 'high alert' as five days of fires finally end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 10:44 PM

Investigators rule fires in Haifa were arson

Police and firefighting investigation reveals that the fires which threatened Haifa were set deliberately and were nationally motivated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 8:17 PM

American firefighters arrive in Israel to help battle blazes

As arson terrorism drags on, American firefighters arrive in Israel to lend a hand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 7:52 PM

Finance Minister: Fires won't cause long-term economic damage

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon details relief efforts to help those affected by fires, says economic harm to country will be limited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 6:27 PM

37 suspected arsonists arrested, including 18 Israeli Arabs

Dozens of suspected arsonists nabbed, with several admitting to starting blazes.Uzi Baruch, 11/27/2016, 5:02 PM

Electrical fire injures 12 in Ma'ale Adumim

Ma'ale Adumim fire injures 12, firefighters say electrical short caused blaze.Chana Roberts, 11/26/2016, 6:04 PM

8 arrested for arsons in northern Israel

Police nab 8 suspects believed to be responsible for setting fires in northern Israel.Uzi Baruch, 11/24/2016, 10:16 PM

Minister Erdan: Half of wildfires caused by arson

Internal Security Minister says half of wildfires caused by arson. 85,000 residents of Haifa have evacuated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 10:03 PM

Deri: I'll strip arsonists of their citizenship

Interior Minister warns Haifa arsonists could lose their Israeli citizenship, after Prime Minister declares fires were terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 9:18 PM

Haifa yeshiva torched by arsonists

Mevaser Shalom yeshiva in Haifa destroyed as fires rage across city.Orly Harari, 11/24/2016, 7:36 PM

Haifa yeshiva students spot arsonist setting fire in woods

Haifa's Rabbi Zini says time has come to get tough on anti-Israel incitement. 'Arab terrorists are taking advantage of our stupidity.'Benny Toker, 11/24/2016, 7:07 PM

PM: Arsonists are terrorists

PM says arsonists who caused wildfires around country are terrorists and will be treated as such.Gary Willig, 11/24/2016, 6:39 PM

IDF cancels soldiers' leaves as fires rage on

IDF has announced that it has cancelled soldiers' leaves so they can be ready to assist firefighting and evacuation efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 6:21 PM

Arab MK: 'Blaming fires on Arab arson is like blood libels'

Joint List head blasts claims terrorist arsonists behind spate of fires: 'That's like saying Jews poison wells'.David Rosenberg, 11/24/2016, 5:48 PM

Arrests made in connection to Haifa fires

Israeli Police Chief announces that arrests have been made as tens of thousands flee their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 5:11 PM

"This is what 'coexistence' looks like"

Expert on Middle East describes fire raging through his hometown of Haifa, says this is a 'return' on city's investment in coexistence.Benny Toker, 11/24/2016, 4:28 PM

Watch: Haifa up in flames

Firefighters are working against fires across the city of Haifa. 8 neighborhoods have been evacuated so far, 17 people have been injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 12:37 PM

Fire advancing on Neve Ilan

40 firefighting teams are working to extinguish a fire advancing, aided by strong winds, on the community of Neve Ilan near Jerusalem.Orli Harari, 11/24/2016, 9:26 AM

Israel to seek foreign assistance to battle wildfires

Israel is turning to Mediterranean nations for help in fighting wildfires which have broken out around the country.Nitsan Kedar, 11/23/2016, 5:09 PM

Fires rage in Nataf, Zichron Yaakov and Galilee region

Forest fires and brushfires continued to blaze in various regions of Israel. Residents of Zichron Yaakov, Nataf and Dolev were evacuated.Yoel Domb, 11/23/2016, 3:04 PM

Firefighters battle blazes across Israel

New fire sparked near Jerusalem as fires in Dolev, Zichron Yaakov resurgent, spread by strong winds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 9:34 AM

Dolev fire extinguished; Zichron Yaakov fire resumes

Fire in the community of Dolev in the Binyamin region extinguished. Three caravans damaged.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 11/23/2016, 6:10 AM

Erdan: The lessons from the Carmel fire were learned

Minister of Public Security assesses the situation in Zichron Yaakov following the fire there.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2016, 11:29 PM

Homes go up in flames as fire rips through Zichron Yaakov

Five hurt, including small baby. Residents evacuated as neighborhood in coastal town scorched.Nitsan Keidar, 11/22/2016, 2:34 PM

Forest fire forces evacuation of homes near Latrun

Residents of village of Neve Shalom evacuated after forest fire threatens their homes. No injuries.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2016, 3:33 AM

36 people injured in fire in Jerusalem

Victims suffered smoke inhalation, no one severely injured.Hezki Baruch, 9/19/2016, 12:04 AM

Welding of pipes sparks Jerusalem forest fire

20 firefighting teams and 6 planes are operating to contain the fire that started near a guesthouse. 20 workers and guests were evacuated.Hezki Baruch, 9/11/2016, 5:13 PM

Israel Railways train goes up in flames

An Israel Railways train crew evacuated passengers when a mystery fire broke out in one of the cars.Rachel Kaplan, 8/25/2016, 5:16 PM

Elderly couple trapped in blaze in Houston, Texas

Firefighters were called to the scene when neighbors reported smoke billowing out of the elderly Jewish couple's apartment.Haim Lev, 8/21/2016, 12:06 PM

Boston-area Moishe House seriously damaged in fire

Communal home serving the Jewish social justice group Moishe Kavod House in Boston seriously damaged in a fire.JTA, 8/2/2016, 3:47 AM

Boston-area butcher shuttered after fire

Fire shutters a major kosher supermarket in a heavily Jewish Boston-area town, causes an estimated half-million dollars in damages.JTA, 7/15/2016, 3:56 AM

Massive fire still raging in Jerusalem

Dozens of firefighter units, aided by 10 air units, contain huge blaze near Givat Shaul neighborhood in capital.Eliran Aharon, 6/15/2016, 4:43 PM

Firefighters battle enormous blaze in Ramat Gan

15-story building engulfed by flames; unclear if anyone still trapped inside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 3:33 PM

Mir yeshiva evacuated as fire breaks out

Three firefighting crews battle blaze in Jerusalem yeshiva.David Rosenberg, 5/26/2016, 3:02 PM

Fire forces evacuation in western Samaria

Blaze near Elkana neighborhood forces partial evacuation of town.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2016, 5:55 PM

Celebrate Lag Ba’omer safely

Building a fire, watching a fire, extinguishing a fire. Do you know what to do?Shoshana Miskin, 5/23/2016, 2:16 PM

Thailand fire kills 17 schoolgirls

At least 17 young girls have been killed by a fire which swept through their school dormitory in northern Thailand.Shoshana Miskin, 5/23/2016, 7:34 AM

Dallas Jewish lawyer was victim of 'a hit,' his friend says

Longtime civil rights lawyer from a prominent Jewish family in Dallas was the victim of "a hit," one of his friends says.JTA, 5/19/2016, 4:32 AM

Fire that killed Jewish lawyer in Dallas may have been revenge

Fire that killed civil rights lawyer from a prominent Jewish family in Dallas may have been revenge by a client or former client.JTA, 5/17/2016, 1:58 AM

15 people rescued from Beit Shemesh fire

Ten children and five adults were rescued after being trapped inside a burning building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 9:51 AM

Fire from Pesach preparations destroys home of New Orleans rabbi

Self-cleaning oven triggered fire which engulfed home of Rabbi Gabriel Greenberg, while children were in the back yard.JTA, 4/21/2016, 8:12 AM

23 Families Left Homeless from Devastating Fire

Following devastating Jerusalem fire, fundraising campaign helps raise money for 23 homeless families as Passover approaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 5:33 AM

Over 100 dead in Indian temple fire

Freak accident in southern India kills at least 100, leaves hundreds injured.Tova Dvorin, 4/10/2016, 11:03 AM

Fire at B’Tselem offices in Jerusalem

Fire breaks out at offices of radical leftist organization in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem - was it staged?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2016, 12:46 AM

Tragedy: Three children burn to death in Rahat

Children's mother also related to cab driver killed in Tel Aviv on Friday in murder believed connected to deadly shooting attack at pub.Cynthia Blank, 1/3/2016, 10:34 AM

Watch: Dubai fire breaks out next to world's tallest skyscraper

Less than 2 hours to New Year's Eve fireworks display, huge hotel catches fire in center of UAE metropolis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 8:19 PM

Historic New Jersey synagogue destroyed in fire

Fire consumes Congregation Poile Zedek in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Cause appears to be accidental.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2015, 2:38 AM

Massive Fire Sets 32 Buses Ablaze

Fire at bus depot in Ramat Gan sets 32 buses on fire, 27 firefighting crews struggle for hours before gaining control of the flames.Reut Hadar, 10/17/2015, 7:01 PM

Synagogue Burns in Jerusalem Suburb, Electrical Short Suspected

A synagogue in the town of Mevasseret Tziyon, west of Jerusalem, burned down Sunday night.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2015, 10:44 PM

Two Fires? Photos Raise Arson Suspicions in Gush Etzion Blaze

Dual fires erupted on two distinct sides of Route 367, witnesses reveal to Arutz Sheva - and were too close to be accidental.Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2015, 10:45 AM

Suspected Pre-Yom Kippur Arson Evacuates IDF Post

Fire threatens town of Beit Haggai where failed terrorist blew himself up last night; 2 arson attacks against town last month.Ari Yashar, 9/22/2015, 3:02 PM

Two People Critically Injured in Fire in Gan Yavne

Man and woman in their 60s injured in a fire believed to have been caused by a gas canister that exploded.Orli Harari, 9/18/2015, 1:35 AM