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Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

In Western Galilee blaze, firefighters use thermal drones, firefighting tractors, to extinguish flames in inaccessible areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2021 10:08
Firefighters: Don't light fires in open areas

Firefighters: Don't light fires in open areas

Fire Commissioner issues ban on outdoor fires due to extreme weather conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 13:14
Report: Apartment fire was caused by children playing with hot plate

Report: Apartment fire was caused by children playing with hot plate

Fire in Beitar Illit apartment was the result of children playing in their parents' room, apartment owner says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2021 09:53
Fire in Jewish town: 'No doubt it was set by Arabs'

Fire in Jewish town: 'No doubt it was set by Arabs'

'Fire investigator said it was caused by arson, I have no doubt it was set by Arabs,' father of fallen soldier says.Orly Harari, 24/09/2021 14:05
Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Firefighters worked until the early hours of Saturday morning extinguishing a fire in Begin Park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2021 22:46
Fire department launches new cutting-edge dispatch system, bringing it onto MDA's platform

Fire department launches new cutting-edge dispatch system, bringing it onto MDA's platform

Israel National Fire and Rescue Authority launches new dispatch system designed for it by Magen David Adom, the country’s EMS organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 09:06
Three children in southern Israel dead due to smoke inhalation

Three children in southern Israel dead due to smoke inhalation

Three young siblings suffer smoke, soot, inhalation due to bonfire - and die.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 16:44
'It was too late to flee - the stairwell was full of smoke'

'It was too late to flee - the stairwell was full of smoke'

Local residents describe their miraculous escape from massive blaze in Jerusalem neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 15:36
Dozens rescued from massive blaze in Jerusalem neighborhood

Dozens rescued from massive blaze in Jerusalem neighborhood

12 firefighting teams working to bring blaze under control, rescue trapped residents from their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 08:30
16 rescued from burning building in Armon Hanetziv, Jerusalem

16 rescued from burning building in Armon Hanetziv, Jerusalem

Firefighters gain control of blaze preventing flames from spreading throughout building. Seven casualties evacuated to hospitals.Mordechai Sones, 26/10/2020 15:17
Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestock

Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestock

Dozens of residents and 6 fire crews work to extinguish huge fire near Kochav Hashachar in Binyamin that threatened residents' homes.Mordechai Sones, 02/07/2020 11:28
Watch: Firefighters parade in honor of Independence Day

Watch: Firefighters parade in honor of Independence Day

In Bat Yam, firefighters drive through streets wishing residents a happy Independence Day from themselves and Israel's security forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2020 14:55
How to survive if you're caught in a flood

How to survive if you're caught in a flood

Fire & Rescue Services issued instructions on how to how to exercise caution during flooding and stormy weather.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 22:01
Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fire

Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fire

Alexander Omelchenko didn't hesitate to enter a smoke-filled apt. and is now unconscious and on a respirator due to smoke inhalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2020 21:20
Firefighters rescue toddler who got head trapped between bars

Firefighters rescue toddler who got head trapped between bars

1-year-old pulled from stairwell bars after becoming trapped at his kindergarten in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2019 17:27
Rafael and Elazar Ohana died in Netanya fire

Rafael and Elazar Ohana died in Netanya fire

Elazar Ohana, 5, and younger brother Rafael, 3, identified as victims of Friday fire in Netanya apartment building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2019 21:06
Fire threatens Samaria town, forcing residents to evacuate

Fire threatens Samaria town, forcing residents to evacuate

Four fighter-fighting aircraft join effort to contain blaze next to Israeli town of Har Bracha in Samaria, forcing residents to evacuate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2019 14:00
Israel bans fires in open areas throughout summer

Israel bans fires in open areas throughout summer

Order from Fire and Rescue Services bans fires, bonfires, welding, in and around plants and populated areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 10:43
Over 1,000 fires extinguished throughout Israel

Over 1,000 fires extinguished throughout Israel

National Fire and Rescue Services says firestorm crisis is over. Fires caused by electric cables, Lag B'Omer bonfires, and arson.Marcy Oster/JTA, 26/05/2019 18:28
Netanyahu: Thank you to my friend Sisi, the Egyptian president

Netanyahu: Thank you to my friend Sisi, the Egyptian president

Netanyahu thanks Egypt, as well as Greece, Croatia, Italy and Cyprus for sending firefighting aid to Israel. The PA also offers its help.Hezki Baruch, 24/05/2019 14:14
 Fire near Negohot, residents evacuated from their homes

Fire near Negohot, residents evacuated from their homes

Netanyahu says that he intends to implement the recommendations to improve the firefighting system this year.Yoni Kempinski, 24/05/2019 13:02
Residents evacuated due to fires can return home

Residents evacuated due to fires can return home

Italy, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus agree to send firefighting aircraft to help Israel take control of the raging fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2019 09:40
'Israel may need international support fighting wave of fires'

'Israel may need international support fighting wave of fires'

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan holds assessment on firefighting situation during Lag B'Omer heatwave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2019 19:59
Old batteries spark fire in Jerusalem apartment

Old batteries spark fire in Jerusalem apartment

In a Purim miracle, a family's home goes up in flames as they spend the night at grandma's.Eliran Aharon, 19/03/2019 14:56
Toaster causes fire in Jerusalem yeshiva

Toaster causes fire in Jerusalem yeshiva

13 injured after fire breaks out in Jerusalem yeshiva. Fire apparently caused by toaster oven used on mattress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2018 14:12
'To be prepared for arson, fires, and earthquakes'

'To be prepared for arson, fires, and earthquakes'

Israeli fire chief speaks about combating terror arson in the south and Judea and Samaria, preparations for major earthquake.Refael Levi, 11/07/2018 18:00
A special day made this sick boy's dream come true

A special day made this sick boy's dream come true

Rehovot Fire Department, municipality, and United Hatzalah make sick child's dream come true.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2018 14:48
One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

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, 29/11/2016 00:08
Fire spokesman blames winds for spate of wildfires

Fire spokesman blames winds for spate of wildfires

Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Yoram Levi said winds are the main source of fires, but did not rule out arson as a possible causeBenny Toker, 23/11/2016 16:54