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Greek island residents face wildfire aftermath

Greek island residents face wildfire aftermath

Residents of the Greek seaside village of Rovies returned home to find destruction after 9 days of wildfires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 08:12
7 Reasons why You Need a Fire Watch Security Guard

7 Reasons why You Need a Fire Watch Security Guard

There are over 22,000 fires in workspaces and offices across the whole of the UK each year.Guest Post , 08/06/2021 21:41
Fires blaze at synagogues in central Israel

Fires blaze at synagogues in central Israel

Holy Ark in Bnei Brak synagogue is burned just minutes before Ramat Gan synagogue goes up in flames.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 13:46
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
Man suffers serious injuries after apartment goes up in flames

Man suffers serious injuries after apartment goes up in flames

In Beit She'an apartment fire, 35-year-old man is found unconscious, five others suffer smoke inhalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2021 22:39
Planting the new and replanting the old

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, 29/01/2021 10:02
Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Fires break out in localities across Israel, causing hundreds to be evacuated from their homes.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/10/2020 19:12
Watch: Rescue crews search for dead after fires in western US

Watch: Rescue crews search for dead after fires in western US

Search and rescue crews search for dead from fires in western US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2020 08:13
Family recovering after losing everything to fires in Otis

Family recovering after losing everything to fires in Otis

How people react to a time is telling and the family crammed into a home in Tillamook is smiling even as their lives have changed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2020 13:19
Israeli firefighters land in US to help battle California blazes

Israeli firefighters land in US to help battle California blazes

Volunteer team of firefighters from Israel has arrived in San Francisco and is on its way to Sacramento to help battle local fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2020 18:22
Jerusalem apartment fire leaves one-year-old infant in serious condition

Jerusalem apartment fire leaves one-year-old infant in serious condition

Infant and two adults suffer injuries after space heater sparks fire in Jerusalem apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2020 19:12
Thousands of Australians trapped as fires burn out of control, with death toll hitting 13

Thousands of Australians trapped as fires burn out of control, with death toll hitting 13

13 people now confirmed dead in ongoing firestorms across eastern Australia, with thousands trapped on waterfront by out of control blaze.David Rosenberg, 31/12/2019 11:20
Multiple fires break out across Israel

Multiple fires break out across Israel

Fire chief bans public from kindling fires in open areas due to dry weather, high winds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019 14:44
Report: Police investigation of Mevo Modi'im arson 'problematic'

Report: Police investigation of Mevo Modi'im arson 'problematic'

'No question' Mevo Modi'im fire was arson, but police refuse to admit it,' source says.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 21/08/2019 11:10
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
Residents of Samaria community cannot return home due to fire

Residents of Samaria community cannot return home due to fire

Due to air pollution, damage to infrastructure caused by fire, evacuated residents cannot return. Firefighters battling another 10 fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2019 19:50
Civil Administration stops waste fires in western Samaria

Civil Administration stops waste fires in western Samaria

After request by Samaria Council head, Civil Administration ends garbage fires near Ma'aleh Shomron. 'Clean air - right of every person.'Orli Harari, 08/07/2019 20:32
Large fire rages near Jerusalem

Large fire rages near Jerusalem

Firefighters working to control major fire on outskirts of Jerusalem. Another fire at the entrance to the city has been subdued.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2019 19:12
Special session to discuss compensation for fire victims

Special session to discuss compensation for fire victims

Prime Minister's Office to old meeting to discuss long-term compensation for those who lost homes to fires in Mevo Modi'im, Kibbutz Harel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2019 14:48
Photos: This is Ben Shemen Forest, ravaged by fire

Photos: This is Ben Shemen Forest, ravaged by fire

Photographer Kobi Richter shows the world what remains of Ben Shemen Forest, Mevo Modi'im, after suspected arsonists burn them down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2019 13:08
Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Interior Minister offers new documents to families who lost everything in recent fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2019 11:39
'I left the house with my guitar and came back to ashes'

'I left the house with my guitar and came back to ashes'

Musician Yisrael Portnoy tells Arutz Sheva about being evacuated from Mevo Modi'im and learning his home had been reduced to ashes.Yoni Kempinski, 26/05/2019 19:30
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
Watch: Mevo Modi'im residents search in the rubble for memories

Watch: Mevo Modi'im residents search in the rubble for memories

They escaped with their lives but lost their homes. 'It's an honor to be part of this nation. We've received an outpouring of love.'Yoni Kempinski, 26/05/2019 16:37
PM: 'Heart-rending' to see people left homeless by firestorm

PM: 'Heart-rending' to see people left homeless by firestorm

Netanyahu offers thanks to foreign countries which aided Israel during firestorm, says he's tracking rebuilding of homes destroyed in fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2019 14:05
Planes from Cyprus help extinguish fires in Israel

Planes from Cyprus help extinguish fires in Israel

Delegation from Cyprus including firefighting planes lands at Tel-Nof Base.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/05/2019 20:26
Police arrest Arab arsonist in Jerusalem

Police arrest Arab arsonist in Jerusalem

Lookouts document Arab setting fire to several Jerusalem locations. KKL: Ben Shemen fire may have been arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2019 17:41
Iconic memorial woods for Holocaust victims ravaged by fire

Iconic memorial woods for Holocaust victims ravaged by fire

Fires consume iconic Jerusalem-area memorial woods planted decades ago for Polish Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 24/05/2019 16:53
Two of the fires were caused by electrical issues

Two of the fires were caused by electrical issues

Fires in Harel, Karmiya, caused by electrical issues, fire in 'Carlebach town' still being investigated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2019 14:59
16 homes destroyed, thousands evacuated as firestorms rage on

16 homes destroyed, thousands evacuated as firestorms rage on

'Massive damage' as fires continue to burn uncontrolled in central Israel, destroying homes and forcing mass evacuations.David Rosenberg, 23/05/2019 21:42
Incendiary balloons are back: Wave of fires in Gaza envelope

Incendiary balloons are back: Wave of fires in Gaza envelope

At least 3 fires caused by incendiary balloons break out in Israeli agricultural areas on Gaza border. Firefighters act at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2019 14:57
Watch: Fires in Gaza Envelope

Watch: Fires in Gaza Envelope

Rioters from Gaza launch Molotov Cocktails into Israel, starting fires in five locations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2019 18:09
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
State Comptroller warns of 'death trap' high-rise buildings

State Comptroller warns of 'death trap' high-rise buildings

Comptroller finds major deficiencies in report on authorities' readiness for large-scale fires such as the 2016 arson attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2018 19:11
Israeli machine that pulls water out of air sent to California

Israeli machine that pulls water out of air sent to California

Israeli-made water generators sent to northern California to provide water to firefighters, search and rescue teams.JTA, 26/11/2018 09:17
Balloon terror: 12 fires in Gaza envelope

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, 25/09/2018 22:59
'Terror kites' spark 11 fires in southern Israel

'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, 10/06/2018 20:53
Arab kite terror blamed for some of the fires currently raging

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, 18/05/2018 16:11
Residents evacuated, extensive damage after wave of fires

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, 18/05/2018 14:18
Watch: Gazans fake injuries of women and children

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, 05/05/2018 21:21
494 acres burned, firefighters working to extinguish flames

494 acres burned, firefighters working to extinguish flames

Firefighters work to extinguish Jerusalem fire, warn public to keep away from area.Ido Ben Porat, 27/10/2017 08:59
Watch: Firefighting planes battle Petah Tikva blazes

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, 19/10/2017 08:52
Campaign launched to sponsor families affected by fires

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, 06/12/2016 16:59
Odeh wants Netanyahu investigated for 'incitement'

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, 06/12/2016 05:44
Likud MK: These clerks are insolent

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, 04/12/2016 16:02
Chabad on Campus raises money to help fire victims

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, 01/12/2016 17:26
Watch: Bar Mitzvah celebration in fire-ravaged community

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, 30/11/2016 03:42
'Thank you to all foreign firefighters who helped battle blazes'

'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, 29/11/2016 22:35
Rabbi: Couples whose ketubas burned cannnot live together

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, 29/11/2016 18:30
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
'Tibi incited arson terror'

'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, 28/11/2016 17:43
Jewish Agency to provide aid to fire victims

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, 28/11/2016 04:45
Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

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, 28/11/2016 01:09
A world of art lost forever to the fire

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, 27/11/2016 22:28
MK Tibi refuses to call arson attacks 'terrorism'

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, 27/11/2016 22:12
Rain could cause problems after fires

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, 27/11/2016 20:37
'This monster tried to burn down the entire village'

'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, 27/11/2016 16:02