Earth Watch Report  –  Forest/Wild Fires

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View of Kinneret from Amirim, Israel   דוד שי

Forest / Wild Fire Israel Northern District, [Mount Meron] Damage level Details

Forest / Wild Fire in Israel on Saturday, 14 September, 2013 at 18:13 (06:13 PM) UTC.

Description
A forest fire broke Saturday evening in the vicinity of Mount Meron, and spread to the nearby village of Amirim. Hundreds of the village’s residents were evacuated from their homes and 10 firefighting crews were called to the scene. Once the fire was detained, police announced that the residents can return to their homes. The circumstances behind the fire are unclear, and there were no injuries or damage to property

Israel News

Fire breaks out in Galilee, spreads to Amirim, hundreds evacuated

Published: 09.14.13, 20:24 / Israel News

A forest fire broke Saturday evening in the vicinity of Mount Meron, and spread to the nearby village of Amirim. Hundreds of the village’s residents were evacuated from their homes and 10 firefighting crews were called to the scene.

Once the fire was detained, police announced that the residents can return to their homes. The circumstances behind the fire are unclear, and there were no injuries or damage to property. (Maor Buchnik)

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