Fire near Maalot-Tarshiha contained; police suspect arson

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 4, 2010 05:28

The fire that broke out near Maalot-Tarshiha has been contained a city official said early Saturday, according to Israel Radio.

The official said fire fighter crews worked on putting out the fire for over an hour and it is nearly extinguished.

Police suspect an arsonist started the fire as several people were seen fleeing the area shortly before the outbreak of the fire.


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