Firefighters battle Kiryat Tivon blaze, residents evacuated
LAST UPDATED: 08/09/2012 17:31
Firefighting crews were battling a blaze near Kiryat Tivon, south of Haifa on Thursday.
Firefighting aircraft joined 27 ground crews attempting to gain control of the fire.
Police evacuated several local residents from their homes. Two homes were damaged in the blaze, but no injuries were reported.