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Israel turns to international aid for firefighting assistance

Israel turns to international aid for firefighting assistance

FM Lapid asks Greek counterpart for aid in battling Jerusalem mountains fire, ministry turns to numerous countries for help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 19:23
Jerusalem mountains fire intensifies, residents evacuated

Jerusalem mountains fire intensifies, residents evacuated

Hundreds of families evacuated as authorities struggle to contain massive blaze threatening Jerusalem suburbs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 16:54
Watch: Fighting fire in Kfar Uriah

Watch: Fighting fire in Kfar Uriah

Efforts underway to contain large fire near Beit Shemesh as Israel endures unseasonably high temperatures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2020 15:30
Fire breaks out near Jerusalem on the holiday

Fire breaks out near Jerusalem on the holiday

Firefighters get blaze under control after hundreds of acres burned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2019 20:44
Israeli delegation lands in Ethiopia to help fight wildfire

Israeli delegation lands in Ethiopia to help fight wildfire

Israel sends 10 firefighters to Ethiopia to help fight large fire which has raged for 2 weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2019 08:24
Greenblatt: Israelis, Arabs once fought fires together

Greenblatt: Israelis, Arabs once fought fires together

US special envoy recalls how PA firefighters helped battle blazes in Israel in 2010 and 2016 while blasting Hamas for arson terror in south.Gary Willig, 10/08/2018 07:23
'The Israeli people are tough and determined'

'The Israeli people are tough and determined'

American firefighter speaks about volunteering in southern Israel to help put out fires caused by incendiary kites and balloons.Yoni Kempinski, 02/08/2018 04:43
10 fires caused by incendiary kites, balloons Tuesday

10 fires caused by incendiary kites, balloons Tuesday

Security and firefighting forces extinguish 5 fires caused by terrorists from the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2018 17:35
Large fire in Jerusalem Hills

Large fire in Jerusalem Hills

Residents of Beit Meir evacuated as 3 firefighting teams and 8 planes battle nearby blaze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2018 20:18
Firefighters shout down commissioner as tensions rise

Firefighters shout down commissioner as tensions rise

Graduation ceremony deteriorates into shouts and name-calling. 'This is an unprecedented disgrace.'Tzvi Lev, 04/01/2018 22:03
London Jews mobilize for victims of deadly apartment fire

London Jews mobilize for victims of deadly apartment fire

Synagogue appeals to community to join together to help victims of deadly high-rise fire which killed 12 people.JTA, 14/06/2017 19:15
Joint training exercise becomes real firefighting operation

Joint training exercise becomes real firefighting operation

Croatian firefighting crew training with Israeli counterparts helps put out real out of control wildfire in central Israel.Gary Willig, 05/06/2017 16:47
Watch: An American firefighter in Israel

Watch: An American firefighter in Israel

Los Angeles City firefighter Ben Arnold shares his story about fighting fires in Israel with the Emergency Volunteer Project at AIPAC., 27/03/2017 19:07
Lag Ba'Omer bonfires caused wildfires Thursday

Lag Ba'Omer bonfires caused wildfires Thursday

Lack of fire safety likely responsible for massive fires near Jerusalem, Fire chief says.Uzi Baruch, 30/05/2016 15:17
Firefighting planes battle blaze at J'lem entrance

Firefighting planes battle blaze at J'lem 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, 12/05/2016 17:19
Fire chief: 1,500 fires in Israel since Friday

Fire chief: 1,500 fires in Israel since Friday

Heat wave has nothing to do with spate of fires, fire chief says - and claims human negligence, and malice is the culprit.Tova Dvorin, 26/04/2016 20:27
Firefighters contain multiple brushfires

Firefighters contain multiple brushfires

Dozens of fires throughout Tuesday attributed to heat wave, tourism influx.Tova Dvorin, 26/04/2016 18:41
Planes sent to stop forest fire and grove blaze

Planes sent to stop forest fire and grove blaze

Large forces and 6 planes fight Biriya Forest blaze, near grave of Targum Yonatan author, as crews and helicopter keep fire from moshav.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2016 16:36
Fires Burn Through Galilee; Arson Suspected

Fires Burn Through Galilee; Arson Suspected

Five firefighting crews battling blaze north of the Kinnereth; fire broke south of Tzfat earlier Saturday.Tova Dvorin, 20/06/2015 21:06
Massive Fires Around Israel, 3 Homes Decimated

Massive Fires 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, 27/05/2015 15:42
Weather or Terror? Fires Blaze Nationwide

Weather or Terror? Fires Blaze Nationwide

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, 18/05/2015 16:01
Video: Fire Destroys 50 Homes in Queens

Video: Fire Destroys 50 Homes in Queens

A six-alarm fire destroyed at least 50 homes in Queens, heavy populated by Israelis and US Jews, during the Frankenstorm Sandy storm. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/10/2012 11:29
Arabs Attack Firefighters in Jerusalem Suburb

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, 24/09/2012 22:07
'A Miracle' – No Deaths in Crown Heights Blaze

'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, 03/09/2012 18:17
Firefighters Battle Blaze Near Beit Shemesh

Firefighters Battle Blaze Near Beit Shemesh

More than a dozen firefighting crews were called Monday to battle a forest fire south of the Jerusalem suburb of Beit Shemesh. Chana Ya'ar, 20/08/2012 20:40
Arson Terrorism Suspected in Jerusalem Fire

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, 22/07/2012 11:31
5 Firefighting Crews Battle Blaze in Lower Galilee

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, 16/07/2012 22:34
Deal Reached on National Fire and Rescue Service

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, 16/07/2012 19:13
Wildfire in Jerusalem Hills Under Control

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, 15/07/2012 16:53
2 Arabs Remanded 8 Days for Arson Attack

2 Arabs Remanded 8 Days for Arson Attack

Two Palestinian Authority Arab teens have been remanded for eight days after confessing to torching land near Kibbutz Ma'ale HaHamisha.Chana Ya'ar, 09/07/2012 21:46
Wildfires Threaten Colorado's US Air Force Academy

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, 28/06/2012 14:40
Rivlin Receives Comptroller Report on Carmel Fire

Rivlin Receives Comptroller Report on Carmel Fire

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss submitted his report on the Carmel Fire to Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 20/06/2012 11:00
Underground Pit Smolders in Ma'alot

Underground Pit Smolders in Ma'alot

Smoke rising from a smoldering underground blaze in Ma'alot, but the city hasn't taken effective action to put it out, residents say.Hana Levi Julian, 11/06/2012 20:03