Beit Shemesh: Fire burns forest, scrub fields; no injuries

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 5, 2011 16:03

A fire broke out in the forest and scrub near Beit Shemesh on Friday.

Six firefighting teams were dispatched to the blaze, but had not yet gained control of the fire.

There were no injuries reported.

Earlier Friday a fire erupted in a field near Beit Hanina in Jerusalem, severely injuring one woman. Firefighters were investigating the circumstances behind the blaze.


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