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

Highway 1 Shuts Down Due to Rapid-Spreading Fire

Road eastbound to Jerusalem still blocked after 12 firefighting teams gain control of blaze near capital's Motza neighborhood.Yedidyah Ben Or, 9/10/2015, 1:16 PM

Fire Breaks Out at Judea and Samaria Gas Station

Police suspect arson after fire breaks out at a gas station near the community of Eli.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/14/2015, 10:14 PM

Firefighters Attacked Twice in Haredi Jerusalem

Rioters in haredi neighborhoods hurl bottles, bricks, rocks and railings at firefighting crew putting out dumpsters set on fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2015, 9:11 AM

Fire Breaks Out Near Yitzhar

Firefighting crews tell Arutz Sheva that arson is suspected in the blaze.Yishai Karov, 8/9/2015, 1:50 PM

Preventing Brushfires Starts on the Ground

Fire safety expert notes that Sunday's forest fire could have been prevented - through better education and enforcement of safety rules.Shimon Cohen, 8/4/2015, 9:39 AM

Accident or Arson? Gas Canisters Found in Fire Debris

Forensic investigators concerned after incendiary material found near Even Sapir - which was decimated by a Jerusalem area fire Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2015, 4:29 PM

4 Israeli Planes Fight Invading Jordanian Forest Fire

Massive fire crosses from Jordan into a Jordan valley nature reserve, as firefighters struggle to put it out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2015, 9:48 AM

Police Believe Arab Arsonists Behind Jerusalem Forest Fires

Authorities find remains of Molotov cocktails at site of today's fire, close to Arab village.Matt Wanderman, 7/4/2015, 11:53 PM

Fires Rage in North, Jerusalem Area

Residents were evacuated from their homes in the village of Yavne'el in northern Israel, and near Maale Hahamisha in the Jerusalem area.Yaakov Levi, 7/2/2015, 9:56 PM

Summer Camp Bus With 50 Children On Board Catches Fire

Driver smells smoke and quickly gets children off in the nick of time, just before flames leap over the bus.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 2:10 PM

Two Soldiers Critically Wounded in Fire on Base

Soldiers in life-threatening condition with 70-80% burns after fire broke out in barracks on IAF base in the Negev.Oranit Etzer, 6/29/2015, 9:14 AM

Rabbi Lau: Church Arson 'Completely At Odds' with Jewish Values

Sweeping condemnation as police arrest 16 residents of Samaria Thursday afternoon in connection with the fire at a Galilee church.Moshe Cohen , 6/18/2015, 12:44 PM

Police Investigating Defacing of Lake Kinneret Church

Firefighters respond to a blaze at a church on the shores of the Kinneret; graffiti suggests it was an arson attack.Moshe Cohen, 6/18/2015, 8:26 AM

Three Days of Arab Arson 'Terror' in Judea Forest

Gush Etzion forest set on fire next to towns for three days running, regional head calls to recognize the 'terror attacks.'Ido Ben-Porat, 6/11/2015, 8:46 PM

Large Blaze at Mystery Chemical Plant Near Dimona

17 fire crews fighting blaze at Rotem Amfert plant in the Negev.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2015, 3:05 PM

Massive Forest Fire Approaches Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

Ukrainian interior ministry warns wind has blown huge fire into exclusion zone of plant which blew up once, as flames continue to near.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 10:19 PM

Thailand: Missing Israeli Girl's Body Found

The Israeli Consulate, Chabad, and the Thai Navy were all on hand Thursday as searches resume for 12-year-old girl killed in ferry fire.Cynthia Blank, Yaakov Levi, 4/9/2015, 8:34 AM

Thailand: Israeli 12 Year-Old Body Not Found, Searches Cease

Family hysterical over daughter's apparent death as authorities suspend searches until morning.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 10:53 PM

El Al's Iconic Stairs Crash to the Ground in Tel Aviv

A Tel Aviv blaze brought out five firefighting crews to fight a blaze, just hours after another fire at the landmark El Al Building.Moshe Cohen, 4/8/2015, 7:54 PM

12 Year-Old Israeli Girl Dies in Thai Ferry Fire

At least 100 others saved from ferry fire off the coast of Krabi; Israeli media has yet to identify victim.Eliran Aharon and Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 5:10 PM

Jewish Community 'in Shock' Over Brooklyn Tragedy

ZAKA officials describe gruesome scene; seven children to be buried in Jerusalem Monday.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 11:09 AM

7 Jewish Children Burn to Death in Brooklyn

Children aged 5 to 15 in one family die after a Sabbath hot plate apparently malfunctioned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2015, 10:06 PM

Brooklyn House Fire 'An Unbelievable Tragedy'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the scene of tragic fire which killed an Orthodox Jewish family, says what he saw is 'unimaginable.'Tova Dvorin, 3/21/2015, 8:33 PM