Australia: 240,000 people told to evacuate their homes

Authorities in Australia instruct nearly a quarter of a million residents in Victoria to evacuate as brush fires threaten towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2020, 1:49 PM

Ashdod: Children rescued from burning building

Three children rescued from apartment fire in coastal city of Ashdod after suffering injuries ranging from moderate to light.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 7:54 PM

Eight injured in apartment fire in central Israel

Fire breaks out on 12th floor of apartment building in Ramat Gan injuring eight and leaving residents trapped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2019, 12:59 PM

UK: Fire that destroyed yeshiva - caused by Hanukkah candles

Students at British yeshiva left campus for Hanukkah party - leaving candles unattended, resulting in massive fire that destroyed the schoolDavid Rosenberg, 12/25/2019, 12:39 PM

UK: Yeshiva destroyed in blaze, Torah scrolls burned

Fire rips through yeshiva in eastern England, destroying Torah scrolls and prayer books.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 8:20 AM

Watch: Bus burns on Highway 6

Empty bus catches fire, driver lightly injured from smoke inhalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 7:09 PM

Elderly man killed in Jerusalem fire

Firefighting crews, paramedics fight to save life of man found unresponsive in residential building fire, forced to declare him dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 6:15 PM

Investigation into helicopter fire

IAF launches investigation after helicopter catches fire mid-flight, grounds all helicopters of that model.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 5:23 PM

Victims of Netanya fire laid to rest

Hundreds at funeral of Rafael and Elazar Ohana, the two brothers who died in a fire that broke out in their home in Netanya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 1:29 AM

Two children killed in fire in Netanya

Two brothers, aged 3 and 5, killed in fire in private home in Netanya. Their parents and four other children lightly injured.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2019, 5:33 PM

Fires force evacuations west of Jerusalem and in Zichron Yaakov

Blaze burns out of control in Mevasseret Tzion, west of Jerusalem, forcing residents to evacuate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 1:06 PM

New Jersey: One dead as plane crashes into home

Plane crashing into New Jersey home leaves pilot dead, sets homes on fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2019, 10:03 AM

Woman dies in fire in northern Israel

73-year-old woman dies in fire in apartment in Kiryat Motzkin, located north of Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2019, 6:55 AM

Four injured in Jerusalem fire

Fire breaks out in central Jerusalem, injuring three lightly and one seriously.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 1:28 PM

Two injured in Jerusalem sukkah fire

Sukkah fire forces building evacuation in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 11:22 AM

Fire breaks out near Jerusalem on the holiday

Firefighters get blaze under control after hundreds of acres burned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2019, 8:44 PM

Fire breaks out in 770

Fire began in closet for emergency lights' battery, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 10:32 PM

Suspect arrested in fire in Minnesota synagogue

Police arrest 36-year-old in connection with fire that destroyed 119-year-old synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 5:58 AM

Body of Jewish victim of California boat fire brought for burial

Chabad, Agudath Israel intervene to bring body of Jewish woman back to New Jersey for burial after 34 killed in boat fire.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/9/2019, 7:34 PM

Huge fire at Haifa oil plant

36 firefighting crews fight to bring large fire at vegetable oil plant under control in Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 5:38 PM

3 hurt in Eilat hotel fire

Fire at Magic Palace hotel brought under control. 3 men hospitalized for smoke inhalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 5:28 PM

Arson terror comes to northern Israel

Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon set fire near border, causing firefighters to evacuate Israeli town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 8:58 PM

San Francisco-area synagogue fire destroys building

Rabbi saves Torah scrolls as fire destroys Chabad of Tri-Valley's synagogue.Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/16/2019, 8:31 AM

Families evacuated as Arabs light fire outside of Samaria town

At least 20 families evacuated from their homes in Yitzhar after fires break out, destroying 3 buildings.Orly Harari, 8/15/2019, 9:07 PM

Man seriously injured in fire in Ramat Hasharon

Eight injured, including a 50-year-old in serious condition, in fire in an apartment in Ramat Hasharon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2019, 6:33 AM

Israeli forest fire spares Christian shrine

Forest fire in the Galilee which threatened Basilica of the Transfiguration extinguished, with no damage done to the site.AFP, 7/28/2019, 3:28 PM

Fire threatens Christian shrine in northern Israel

Galilee forest fire threatens Basilica of the Transfiguration, which draws hundreds of thousands of pilgrims every year.AFP, 7/26/2019, 6:57 PM

Arab arsonists caused millions in damages at IDF base

Brush fire spread to IDF base near Hebron, destroying advanced robotic equipment, central antenna and buildings - including synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 8:51 AM

Evacuations begin as massive fires break out across Israel

Homes destroyed as massive fires reported across Israel, forcing residents to evacuate.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2019, 1:25 PM

'Arson suspect has no connection to daycare parents'

Attorney for teen suspected of setting fire to abusive daycare worker's home says suspect has 'no connection' to daycare parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 2:08 PM

Jerusalem: Family of 10 rescued from house fire

Firefighters find parents, 8 children trapped on porch after their Pisgat Ze'ev home catches fire. 6 lightly injured evacuated to hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 9:39 AM

Fire breaks out in Eshkol-region communtiy

Incendiary balloon causes fire in community near Gaza. Eshkol council head: 'Containment policy brings balloon terror to our doors.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/25/2019, 8:17 PM

Digging through the charred wreckage of the Carlebach moshav

'We are a people who will come out of the fire stronger than we went into it,' says moshav resident Zelda Burkey. 'We're gonna rebuild.'Sam Sokol, JTA, 6/23/2019, 9:02 AM

Was Brooklyn fire an arson attack on local rabbi?

13 injured, 1 critically, as fire destroys three buildings in predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, with signs of possible arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 3:15 PM

Firefighters battling blaze in Jerusalem residential building

Residents forced to flee through building windows as firefighters search for others trapped in building on fire in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 7:54 PM

'We have no homes, no community, no work'

Residents of burnt-down 'Carlebach moshav' appeal to Knesset for aid in rebuilding their lives. 'We are living like impoverished refugees.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 6:20 PM

4-year-old girl dies in car fire

Parked car goes up in flames in village of Jib north of Jerusalem, killing little girl inside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2019, 7:45 PM

Israeli boy died in blaze 'because someone played with fire'

Investigators say blaze in northern Israel which killed three-year-old boy was sparked because of careless use of fire.Orly Harari, 5/29/2019, 10:45 AM

Shas minister: Israel doesn't need new elections

Interior Minister Deri tours Mevo Modi'im, visiting burned homes, promises special staff will work to aid residents.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2019, 3:01 PM

Massive blaze in Jerusalem school

Fire breaks out in girls' school in Jerusalem, apparently as a result of faulty air conditioner unit.Eliran Baruch, 5/27/2019, 12:41 PM

Suspicion: Fire at Mevo Modi'im caused by arson

Firefighters opened investigation of fire that destroyed dozens of homes in village, now revealing suspicion that fire caused by arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 1:06 PM

Watch: Rabbi Carlebach's home destroyed - but the books survived

Arutz Sheva joins residents of Mevo Modim as they visit home of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and discover that many books survived the firestorm.Yoni Kempinski, 5/26/2019, 12:50 PM

Watch: Moshav Mevo Modi'im after the fire

Residents of fire-devastated village founded by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach allowed to enter premises after firefighting efforts completed.Yoni Kempinski, 5/26/2019, 12:02 PM

Watch: Firefighters extinguish asbestos fire at Kibbutz Harel

After firestorm burns down several homes in Beit Shemes-area kibbutz, Hazmat crews called in to extinguish asbestos fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 9:32 AM

Three-year-old dead in Tzfat fire

Eighteen injured, one dead, after fire breaks out in residential building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2019, 9:28 PM

16 homes destroyed, thousands evacuated as firestorms rage on

'Massive damage' as fires continue to burn uncontrolled in central Israel, destroying homes and forcing mass evacuations.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2019, 9:42 PM

Towns across central Israel evacuated as fires spread

Kibbutz Harel, four miles north of Beit Shemesh, evacuated as blazes burn out of control. Mevo Modim, Gimzo, and Kfar Daniel also evacuated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 4:46 PM

6 injured as fire breaks out near Beit Haggai

Houses evacuated, electricity stopped in Judea town. Firefighters also battling fires at a number of points around J'lem, Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 2:48 PM

Boston Chabad: Don't be scared of the dark - light a candle

Rabbi whose Chabad center lit on fire twice in past week: 'Our approach is to have open doors. We don't run away from this stuff.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2019, 8:40 AM

Police now probing 3 fires at 2 Boston-area Chabad houses

'Somebody out there wants to hurt us. Just because we exist,' Needham fire victim says.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 5/18/2019, 8:38 PM

Was the Chabad house fire a hate crime?

Fire at Chabad center in suburban Boston investigated as possible hate crime, police ask public to help identify person caught on camera.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 5/17/2019, 8:20 AM

Brooklyn: Man burns to death in car

Boro Park residents identify victim of early morning car fire as member of Hasidic community as police investigate possible causes.Gary Willig, 5/13/2019, 6:05 PM

Six people - including 4 kids - killed in NYC blaze

Apartment fire kills six, including four children, in Harlem, in Manhattan.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2019, 11:09 AM

European rabbis express solidarity following Notre-Dame fire

President of Conference of European Rabbis expresses solidarity with French people, Catholic community following devastating cathedral fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 5:38 PM

Fire breaks out on Temple Mount during Notre-Dame blaze

Small fire reported on Jerusalem's Temple Mount Monday. Authorities say blaze has been extinguished.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 12:55 PM

Notre Dame Cathedral fire extinguished

Notre Dame Cathedral's spire collapses in fire, but firefighters salvage building's main towers.Elad Benari, 4/16/2019, 6:25 AM

13 injured in Haifa apartment fire

1 seriously injured, 3 in moderate condition after fire breaks out in Haifa apartment building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 10:28 AM