Balloon terror: 12 fires in Gaza envelope

Firefighters work to extinguish fires in Gaza region caused by incendiary terror. All fires have been contained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2018, 10:59 PM

'Terror kites' spark 11 fires in southern Israel

Forested areas burned by kite terror attacks now larger than areas burned during 2014 Hamas rocket attacks.Gary Willig, 6/10/2018, 8:53 PM

Arab kite terror blamed for some of the fires currently raging

Incendiary kites from Gaza and a heat wave blamed for numerous wildfires countrywide.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2018, 4:11 PM

Residents evacuated, extensive damage after wave of fires

Fires rage across Israel, leading to destruction of hundreds of acres at southern nature reserve and evacuation of central residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 2:18 PM

Watch: Gazans fake injuries of women and children

Dozens of rioters infiltrate Gaza border crossing, lighting a fire and damaging goods intended for Gaza's citizens.Uzi Baruch, 5/5/2018, 9:21 PM

494 acres burned, firefighters working to extinguish flames

Firefighters work to extinguish Jerusalem fire, warn public to keep away from area.Ido Ben Porat, 10/27/2017, 8:59 AM

Watch: Firefighting planes battle Petah Tikva blazes

Two fires in central Israeli city cause evacuation of preschools, community center, factories, and homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 8:52 AM

Planting the new and replanting the old

Tu B'Shvat project calls for replanting of over 10,000 fruit trees destroyed in recent arson fires and forest fires.Shmuel Sackett, 2/8/2017, 5:59 PM

Campaign launched to sponsor families affected by fires

Journalist David Bedein launches campaign for synagogues around the world to sponsor Israeli families who lost their homes to recent fires.Gary Willig, 12/6/2016, 4:59 PM

Odeh wants Netanyahu investigated for 'incitement'

Joint List head says the party will ask that the Prime Minister be investigated for incitement after saying recent fires were Arab arson.Elad Benari, 12/6/2016, 5:44 AM

Likud MK: These clerks are insolent

Interior Committee Head Dudi Amsalem said clerks from relevant offices have not shown up to discuss aiding those whose homes burned down.Hezki Baruch, 12/4/2016, 4:02 PM

Chabad on Campus raises money to help fire victims

Chabad on Campus has launched an initiative to raise money to support areas damaged in the fires which raged across Israel last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 5:26 PM

Watch: Bar Mitzvah celebration in fire-ravaged community

Nevo Reisman of Neve Tzuf was to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, but the fire changed the plans. The event was held Tuesday.Yoni Kempinski, 11/30/2016, 3:42 AM

'Thank you to all foreign firefighters who helped battle blazes'

Minister Erdan praised the domestic and foreign firefighters who battled the fires around the country last week for preventing loss of life.Yissachar Ruas, 11/29/2016, 10:35 PM

Rabbi: Couples whose ketubas burned cannnot live together

The chief rabbi of Zichron Yaakov said couples whose ketubas were destroyed in the blazes cannot live together until they draw up a new one.JTA, 11/29/2016, 6:30 PM

One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

Fire and Rescue Commission lifts state of emergency, firefighters to resume normal work as of Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2016, 12:08 AM

'Tibi incited arson terror'

Yisrael Beytenu faction chairman MK Robert Ilatov said MK Ahmed Tibi incited last week's fires in an interview with Hezbollah TV station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2016, 5:43 PM

Jewish Agency to provide aid to fire victims

Jewish Agency for Israel to provide immediate financial assistance to families across Israel who cannot return to their homes.Ben Ariel, 11/28/2016, 4:45 AM

Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

President Rivlin speaks with Turkish counterpart, thanks him for his country's assistance during the recent wave of fires.Elad Benari, 11/28/2016, 1:09 AM

A world of art lost forever to the fire

Artist Yoram Raanan lost decades of artwork when a fire burned down his studio.Eliran Aharon, 11/27/2016, 10:28 PM

MK Tibi refuses to call arson attacks 'terrorism'

MK Ahmed Tibi says arsonists harm all Israelis, including Arabs, but refuses to call arson terrorism.Shimon Cohen, 11/27/2016, 10:12 PM

Rain could cause problems after fires

Expert on forest fires warns that rainwater could cause severe pollution in urban areas where there is much ash and debris from fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 8:37 PM

'This monster tried to burn down the entire village'

Public Security Minister says terrorist tried to burn down Halamish; praises firefighters, police, and volunteers as heroes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2016, 4:02 PM

Residents affected by fires to receive 2,500 shekels

Kahlon announces that residents who lost their homes in fires will receive an initial compensation of 2,500 shekels per person.Elad Benari, 11/27/2016, 1:12 AM

Fires gain renewed strength in Haifa

Police have reported that, with the advent of strong winds, fires in Haifa that had been subdued have returned with renewed force.Tal Polon, 11/26/2016, 7:05 PM

Watch: Netanyahu meets firefighting air crews

Prime Minister Netanyahu visits the Hatzor Air Base where a majority of the firefighting planes are based.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/25/2016, 9:08 PM

Huge fire breaks out near Jerusalem

Residents of the community of Nataf evacuated due to a huge fire in the Jerusalem Hills.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/25/2016, 8:12 PM

US sends Supertanker to help Israel fight fires

The US is sending the world's most advanced firefighting plane to help Israel.Gary Willig, 11/25/2016, 10:59 AM

Arab world celebrates fires in Israel

“Israel is burning” becomes a popular hashtag on Twitter as Arabs rejoice in Israel's fires.Elad Benari, 11/25/2016, 6:45 AM

Town near Jerusalem evacuated as fires continue to rage

Fire near Beit Shemesh forces evacuation of Moshav Beit Meir. Firefighters continue to fight the fires across Israel.Elad Benari, 11/25/2016, 6:03 AM

Canadian imam asks Allah to burn all of Israel

Canadian imam affiliated with Hizb ut-Tahrir expresses joy over the fires that have broken out throughout Israel.Dalit Halevi, 11/25/2016, 4:44 AM

PA sends firetrucks to assist Israel

Israel accepts offer of help from the PA to join the international effort to extinguish the fires that have broken out this week.Elad Benari, 11/24/2016, 11:36 PM

Former MK: We are at war

MK Dr. Michael Ben Ari says Israel is at war and must send disloyal Arabs who support terrorism to other countries.Benny Toker, 11/24/2016, 10:48 PM

Some schools in Haifa to close due to wildfires

Kindergartens and schools in evacuated areas of Haifa will be closed tomorrow due to the wildfires affecting the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 9:54 PM

The fires - in pictures

Hundreds of fires are raging across Israel, endangering cities and communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 1:03 PM

Countries send aid to fight fires across Israel

Countries that have dispatched aid so far are Greece, Italy, Croatia, Russia, Cyprus, and Turkey. The aid amounts to 10 planes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 12:09 PM

'I have no doubt that we're talking about terror'

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan believes the fires currently plaguing Israel are not the result of weather conditions alone.Eliran Aharon, 11/24/2016, 11:06 AM

Fire near Talmon extinguished

Firefighters extinguish flames near the Binyamin community of Talmon. Classes to be held as usual.Orli Harari, 11/24/2016, 6:09 AM

Firefighting planes battle blaze at Jerusalem entrance

4 planes and 8 crews fight fire near organic farm in northwest of capital, as 1 plane and 5 crews take on fire near Kokhav Hashahar.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2016, 5:19 PM

Moshav Evacuated As Brushfire Spreads Near Jerusalem

Twenty firefighting teams rush to scene of massive brushfire; Even Sapir evacuated to save lives.Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2015, 2:59 PM

Fire South of Jerusalem Contained

Eight firefighting crews and six firefighting planes are fighting the fire and succeeded in stopping its spread.Yedidya Ben-Or, 7/26/2015, 8:58 PM

Fires Burn Through Galilee; Arson Suspected

Five firefighting crews battling blaze north of the Kinnereth; fire broke south of Tzfat earlier Saturday.Tova Dvorin, 6/20/2015, 9:06 PM

Massive Fires Burn Around Israel, 3 Homes Decimated

Huge fire in forest outside Beit Shemesh spreads out of control, after blaze in Tel Mond sets gas balloons on fire and levels homes.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 3:42 PM

Weather or Terror? Tens of Fires Blaze Through Israel

Fires consumer forestry from the Golan Heights to the Negev Monday, raising questions over whether a heat wave or terrorism is to blame.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2015, 4:01 PM

Multiple Injuries in Manhattan Building Collapse and Fire

At least 13 injured after explosion at 125 Second Avenue, a residential and commercial building.Arutz Sheva, 3/26/2015, 11:32 PM

Colorado Fires Spread, Thousands Evacuated

More than 3,600 people have been evacuated as a wildfire in east central Colorado burned quickly through dry timber Tuesday.Rina Tzvi , 6/12/2013, 12:01 PM

Large Fire in Lachish

Four planes, police helicopter and 5 fire teams fighting blaze in Israel's south.Gil Ronen, 6/8/2013, 9:51 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

Bus Catches Fire on Highway

Highway 1 was shut down for part of Friday morning after a bus caught fire. Passengers escaped.Maayana Miskin, 1/4/2013, 11:30 AM

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

Suspicious Fires in Havat Gilad, Jerusalem

A report said that Arabs set fire to a house in Havat Gilad. The house was badly damaged, the report said.David Lev, 6/25/2012, 10:20 PM

Video: 'Shock and Sorrow in Rehovot'

A friend of the Shaer family – who lost a father and five children to a tragic fire – says 'there are no words' for what has happened.A7 Staff, 3/27/2012, 6:18 PM

Widow, Bereaved Mother: The Pain Is Greater Than I Can Bear

‘The pain is greater than I can stand,” the widow and bereaved mother of the Rehovot tragedy told the city’s Chief Rabbi Kook. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2012, 2:15 PM

Israel Mourns after ‘An Incomprehensible Tragedy’

Rehovot is in tears as residents suffer the loss of a respected father and all five of his children in a fire of unknown origin.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2012, 11:48 AM

Israel Police Not Sure Arson Caused Galilee Fires

Israel Police warn Israelis not to jump to conclusions about what caused 38 fires to blaze through Galilee forests in a 48-hour period.Chana Ya'ar, 10/23/2011, 1:04 PM

Arab ‘Arson Intifada’ Threatens Judea and Samaria

Palestinian Authority terrorists are reverting to the First Intifada tactic of trying to burn down Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/2/2011, 2:12 PM