Fires break out in Golan, northern Galilee

Three hikers treated for smoke inhalation as separate fires burn in north on Golan nature reserve and Mount Meron.

fire 311 R (photo credit: REUTERS)
fire 311 R
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Three female hikers were lightly injured on Thursday from smoke inhalation when a fire broke out in the Ein Tina nature reserve in the Golan Heights, Israel Radio reported.
One of the hikers was also treated for an anxiety attack.
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Dozens of tourists were evacuated from the reserve as four firefighting crews and two airplanes were sent to put out the blaze, according to the report.
Another fire broke out earlier Thursday afternoon in the northern Galilee on Mount Meron.
Three firefighting crews and two airplanes successfully put out that blaze.
No injuries were reported, but forty dunams of land were destroyed in the fire.