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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

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

UK Jews Express Support for Local 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 & Photos: 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 Synagogue 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 into 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 Mortar Attack on Southern 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 Leader: 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 with Rocks 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 Here' – 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

Northern Fire Moves Underground, Continuing to Burn Since May

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