Forest fire forces evacuation of northern town

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 2, 2007 15:33

Police evacuated several residents of the northern town of Daliat al-Carmel on Thursday afternoon due to a huge forest fire that blazed in the Carmel Park. Firefighters, including six firefighting helicopters, were trying to extinguish the blaze but due to strong winds were so far unsuccessful in bringing the fire under control.


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