Firefighters battle 5 brush-fires in J'lem, suspect arson

ByMELANIE LIDMAN
June 10, 2012 15:36




Jerusalem firefighters dealt with a rash of brush fires on Sunday afternoon concentrated around the Arnon Hanatziv neighborhood in southeast Jerusalem which firefighters believe were started by arsonists.

On Sunday afternoon crews dealt with seven simultaneous fires in open fields around the neighborhood. In the past week, there have been a number of similar fires in the area. Firefighters opened an investigation.

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