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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

Woman Dies in Apartment Fire

Sixty year-old woman dies in Kiryat Arba; second death from an apartment fire in 24 hours.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 4/13/2014, 10:14 AM

Five Injured in Fire in Ramle Cafe

Five injured as coffee shop in Ramle set on fire. Police say the incident was related to a business dispute.Netanel Katz, 4/9/2014, 12:12 AM

Watch: Worker Extracted From a Burning Building

Construction worker climbs onto fire ladder seconds before the floor he was standing on collapses.Uzi Baruch, 3/26/2014, 10:30 AM

Baby Killed in Jerusalem Fire

One-year old dies in apartment fire in Geulah neighborhood, death pronounced after rushed to hospital.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 8:46 PM

15 Soldiers Injured in Patrol Boat Fire

15 soldiers injured in a fire that broke out in the water pump of a Dvora-class patrol boat.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2014, 8:26 PM

Major Galilee Fire Continues to Spread

A major blaze that firefighters have been trying to quell since Yom Kippur morning has begun spreading again.David Lev, 9/15/2013, 3:53 PM

8 Injured in Kfar Baruch Fire

Father suffers serious injuries saving his children; elderly woman also hurt.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2013, 8:39 AM

Huge Fire near Beit Shemesh

19 crews fight large fire in Britannia Park outside Beit Shemesh.Maayana Miskin, 7/31/2013, 7:37 PM

Jewish Support for London Muslims Following Attack

Jewish groups in London offer support, solidarity after suspected arson at an Islamic community center.Rina Tzvi , 6/10/2013, 2:08 PM

Video: Forest Fire on Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem

A fire broke out in the small forest surrounding Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem. Firefighters called in to contain the blaze.Kuvien Images, 5/29/2013, 8:07 PM

Defective Shabbat Timer Causes Major Shul Blaze

A defective Shabbat timer was apparently the cause of a major fire at a Chabad synagogue in a neighborhood of JerusalemDavid Lev, 5/19/2013, 5:52 PM

Fires in Lachish, Kinneret, Homes Evacuated

A fire in the Lachish region destroys 20,000 dunams, homes are evacuated near the Kinneret.Maayana Miskin, 4/30/2013, 6:00 PM

Bank Hapoalim Burnt in Arad

Depositors to the Arad branch of Bank Hapoalim found themselves out of luck Sunday when they arrived to find the ATMS blackened by fire.Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2013, 12:11 PM

Dozens Evacuated in Jerusalem Fire

Fire at Bayit Vegan hotel cuts short wedding, forces evacuation of senior citizens.Gil Ronen, 12/27/2012, 10:39 PM

Investigation of Major Herzliya Mall Fire Ongoing

Police and fire investigators are continuing their investigation into a major blaze that broke out in one of Israel's toniest neighborhoodsDavid Lev, 12/27/2012, 2:52 PM

Brooklyn: Homes of 6 Hareidi Families Burn Down

Action committee assists Flatbush families, providing them with shelter and aid.Gil Ronen, 12/25/2012, 5:28 PM

Firefighter Wounded in Gaza Shelling on Israel

A firefighter was moderately wounded during an artillery attack on the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council district.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 1:17 PM

UN: Syria, Israel Must 'Halt Firing of Any Kind'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to Israel and Syria to ease tensions on Golan Heights, amid fears of escalation. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 8:36 AM

Arabs Attack Firefighters in Jerusalem Suburb

Firefighters called to deal with a fire in Shuafat, Jerusalem, were thanked for their efforts by Arabs hurling rocks at them.Chana Ya'ar, 9/24/2012, 10:07 PM

'A Miracle' – No Deaths in Crown Heights Blaze

An “open miracle” occurred in Crown Heights overnight Monday morning when everyone escaped with their lives from a blazing building.Hana Levi Julian, 9/3/2012, 6:17 PM

Fire Moves Underground, Continues to Burn

A fire that broke out in a northern town in May has still not been put out – and is continuing to burn undergroundDavid Lev, 8/17/2012, 1:14 AM

Fire Fighters, Police Say: It's Arson

Fires break out near an IDF base close to Rehovot, southeast of Haifa and near Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 8/9/2012, 6:05 PM

Woods Burning Again near Jerusalem

A fire has broken out near Jerusalem at a site where fire raged the day before. Eight crews are fighting the blaze.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2012, 3:44 PM

Israel Burns, No One Dares Name the Arsonists

Large scale fire under control in eastern Carmel mountain. Arabs continue fire-terror campaign.Gil Ronen, 7/26/2012, 6:00 PM

Arson Terrorism Suspected in Jerusalem Fire

Another wildfire that erupted late Saturday night on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem has raised suspicions of more terror arson activity.Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2012, 11:31 AM

5 Firefighting Crews Battle Blaze in Lower Galilee

Five firefighting crews battled a forest fire Monday evening that burned its way around the village of Iksal, in lower Galilee.Chana Ya'ar, 7/16/2012, 10:34 PM

Deal Reached on National Fire and Rescue Service

The government has agreed to establish a National Fire and Rescue Service, budgeted initially at NIS 1 billion.Chana Ya'ar, 7/16/2012, 7:13 PM

Wildfire in Jerusalem Hills Under Control

A wildfire that began in Ein Hemed, outside Jerusalem, spread to the town of Mevasseret Tzion. It's another suspicious blaze.Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2012, 4:53 PM

Wildfires Threaten Colorado's US Air Force Academy

Firefighters worked to defend the US Air Force Academy from a raging wildfire in Colorado Springs. Thousands were evacuated from homes.Chana Ya'ar, 6/28/2012, 2:40 PM

Two Arab Arsonists Arrested in Jerusalem Blazes

A wave of fires in Israel is being attributed to Arab "spontaneous fire terrorism," said Israel's Public Security MinisterDavid Lev, 6/28/2012, 12:04 PM

Jerusalem Fires 'Under Control'

A major blaze in Jerusalem's Motza area has been brought under control by some 28 firefighting teams from across the countryGabe Kahn, 6/26/2012, 7:33 PM

Arson Season: Large Fire Near Jerusalem

Jerusalem – Tel Aviv highway reopened to traffic in both directions at Motza. Four hurt from smoke inhalation.Gil Ronen, 6/26/2012, 5:05 PM

Fire Near J'lem 'May be Arson'

Firefighters brought blaze near Ora and Aminadav under control with help from firefighting planes.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 6/24/2012, 5:46 PM

Firefighters Work to Prevent Haifa Chemical Fire

A dozen firefighting crews worked for long hours Thursday morning to prevent what could have been a major chemical fire in HaifaDavid Lev, 6/21/2012, 12:26 PM

12 Injured in Jerusalem Blaze

Twelve people have been injured in a fire blazing on Jerusalem's Mount Scopus in an open field near an IDF army base.Chana Ya'ar, 6/17/2012, 3:58 PM

150 Children in ‘Miraculous’ Rescue from Fire

150 children are saved from a fire in a massive Bnei Brak daycare center. Emergency exit saved lives.Maayana Miskin, 6/15/2012, 12:25 PM

Galilee Fire Official: We Warned Maalot About Fire

A Western Galilee fire official warned Ma'alot about the dangers of an underground blaze now smoldering a month, but the city didn't listen.Hana Levi Julian, 6/14/2012, 10:47 AM

Arson Suspected in Chain of Jerusalem Fires

Arson is suspected in a chain of fires that erupted Sunday in at least five neighborhoods around the city of Jerusalem.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2012, 4:01 PM

Laptop on Bed Caused Fire that Killed 6

Fire Services' investigation of blaze that killed members of Shaer family shows laptop overheated.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2012, 9:02 AM

Fighting Fire with… Goats?

Climate Change & Forest Fires conference hears novel ideas for prevention of forest fires.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2012, 5:59 PM

Arson Attacks at Outpost

Residents of Mitzpe Danny in Samaria are fighting the fourth fire in three weeks. Footprints from a previous blaze led to nearby Bedouins.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/19/2011, 2:24 PM

Jerusalem Fire Suspect Arrested

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a forest fire that lit up the skies above Jerusalem on Sunday. Chana Ya'ar, 7/18/2011, 7:44 PM

Arson is Terror, Says MK Katz

Arson of public property is terror, but the government is putting its head in the sand, charges National Union MK Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/18/2011, 11:30 AM

'City of Gold' Covered with Soot

Jerusalem, usually graced by sunshine, snow or welcome winter rains, is covered with smelly soot from a huge forest fire set by an arsonist.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/18/2011, 9:59 AM

Arson a Strong Possibility

Fire fighting commanders cites multiple ignition sites, usually an indication of arson. Danger at Pi Glilot fuel storage facility.Gil Ronen, 7/17/2011, 8:40 PM

Fire-Forecast System Hailed

Public Security Ministry develops innovative system for forecasting firesGil Ronen, 7/17/2011, 7:44 PM

Major Fire in Jerusalem Forest

Firefighters battled a major blaze near Har Herzl and Yad Vashem. Holocaust museum evacuated. 150 dunam of forest destroyed.Maayana Miskin, 7/17/2011, 5:14 PM

Massive Fire in Golan

A fire raged in the Golan for almost a day before being brought under control on Friday morning. Maayana Miskin, 7/15/2011, 12:52 PM

Fires in Golan, Galilee

Two fires broke out in northern Israel today; three hikers treated for smoke inhalation, dozens evacuated; fire crews and planes dispatched.Gabe Kahn., 7/14/2011, 9:46 PM

NY Synagogue Nearly Burns Down

The Kehilath Jeshurun synagogue, founded in 1872, was being renovated. No Torah scrolls were inside when it went up in flames. The roof caved in. Gil Ronen, 7/12/2011, 2:36 PM

Fire in Southwest - Out

Blaze did not near residential areas. Four planes from Riven Squadron were on hand.Gil Ronen, 5/26/2011, 5:13 PM

New Squadron Fights Fire

IAF firefighting planes successfully put out a fire at Hamat Gader, in their first operational run.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2011, 2:15 PM

New Fire Fighting Planes Arrive

The first squad of new firefighting planes since the Carmel forest fire catastrophe last year arrives Wednesday as the dry summer nears.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/30/2011, 10:59 AM

Search & Rescue

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Tender for Aerial Fire-Fighting

Private companies will supply fire fighting planes to the military in the first stage of a stepped up program to fight forest fires.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2011, 1:12 PM

For Sale: Fire-Fighting Plane

Minister Eli Yishai tours the newest and most advanced firefighting aircraft, the Beriev Be-200.Elad Benari, 2/7/2011, 12:48 AM