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

Burned to Death by Arabs in Revenge Attack

Young woman killed in arson attack on apartment below hers, where a Jewish woman and Arab man lived and were targeted by Arabs.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 2/2/2015, 2:22 PM

How Big Can Your Bonfire Be? Knesset Has the Answer

Safety measure or legislative busybody-ism? The Knesset has decided to take on the issue of - bonfiresMoshe Cohen, 12/28/2014, 4:16 PM

Child Killed in Beit Shemesh Fire Identified

Seven year-old Daniel Nachman Biton named as child dead from Beit Shemesh fire - possibly from hannukiot left unattended.Uzi Baruch, 12/24/2014, 8:17 PM

10-Year-Old Killed in Fire in Beit Shemesh

10-year-old boy killed in fire in a home in Beit Shemesh. The boy's father seriously injured and taken to hospital.Uzi Baruch, 12/24/2014, 1:13 AM

Watch: One Dead in Gas Explosions on Highway 1

A person was killed amid raging fire and explosions caused after a gas tanker got in a traffic accident; massive traffic jams.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2014, 1:37 PM

Reconstruction Scramble After Severe Fire in Tel Aviv Synagogue

Holy books, sanctuary destroyed in blaze - but both restoration staff and synagogue officials vow to rebuild by Rosh Hashanah.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 9/10/2014, 10:55 PM

Knesset, Govt. Buildings Threatened by Fire

A fire that began in the Jerusalem Forest is threatening the Knesset. The cause of the fire is not yet clear.Moshe Cohen, 8/7/2014, 4:19 PM

Suspected Arson Terror Shuts Down Haifa Trains

Massive fire blazes just south of Haifa, closes trains and covers coastal highway in heavy smoke; two other fires break out in north.Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 2:18 PM

Multiple Fires Engulf Israel for the Second Day Running

Two massive fires in Jerusalem, one in Afula, day after three set the capital ablaze; suspicions of arson terror.Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 5:20 PM

Multiple Fires Break Out Near Jerusalem

Massive brushfires reported in Lifta, Even Sapir, Tzur Hadassah. Is it weather or terror?Tova Dvorin, 7/2/2014, 9:23 PM

Suspected Arson 'Terror' Targets Samaria Village

Arab arson suspected in massive Shabbat fire that spread quickly to within feet of homes, comes on heels of several other fires.Ari Yashar, 6/28/2014, 11:05 PM

Saved from the 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

Wave of Suspected Arson 'Terror' Sets Israel Ablaze

Two more fires and Arab arsonist confession day after capital threatened by massive blaze; ex-MK Ben-Ari asks 'who's burning Israel?'Ari Yashar, 6/26/2014, 6:39 PM

Jerusalem Blaze Contained; Firefighting to Continue Overnight

Brushfire closes traffic near Ein Kerem; residents asked to evacuate due to smoke; Yad V'shem, Hadassah hospital close.Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin, 6/25/2014, 11:01 PM

Massive Fire Near Jerusalem Begins to Wind Down

Highway 1 reopened as fire continues to rage near Abu Ghosh; blaze contained, but not extinguished.Tova Dvorin, 6/17/2014, 4:21 PM

Bnei Brak Asbestos Crisis Closes Buildings, Stores

Asbestos in an old warehouse that caught fire has shut down a part of one of Israel's largest business zones.Yaakov Levi, 6/8/2014, 4:18 PM