Forest fire in Jerusalem Hills prompts multiple firefighting teams

A forest fire broke out in Begin Park on Tuesday in the Jerusalem Hills, Israeli media reported.

The fire prompted an emergency response from 10 firefighting teams from Beit Shemesh, in addition to teams from Jerusalem and four firefighting planes.

Due to the challenging nature of tackling the mountainous area, the fire has spread quickly. Firefighters are currently working to contain the blaze and eradicate the fire.