Firefighters battle blaze at Nahal Gilbon in Golan Heights

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 15, 2011 10:00

Firefighters continued to battle a fire that began in the Ein Tina nature reserve and subsequently spread to Nahal Gilbon in the Golan Heights on Friday.

A number of firefighting crews as well as firefighting planes were battling the blaze.

Nearby Highway 91 was closed to traffic to prevent people from entering the nature reserve area.

The fire broke out in the Ein Tina nature reserve on Thursday. Three female hikers were slightly injured from smoke inhalation.


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