Firefighters manage to gain control of blaze near Kibbutz Eshbal

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 1, 2009 21:03

Firefighting teams together with light planes managed to gain control of a fire in the Yuvalim Forest, between Sakhnin and Kibbutz Eshbal on Wednesday night. Although the fire spread over some 120 dunam of the forest, there were no reports of injuries. Meanwhile, authorities allowed Rosh Pina residents to return to their homes, which they were asked to leave earlier due to a fire that erupted nearby. Fires in several other sites in Israel's North were still raging on Wednesday night.


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