A few dozen fire brigades, they continue to put out the fire in the mountains of Jerusalem. They help teams of employees of the Department of nature protection and national parks and the staff of the Jewish national Fund.
Early Friday morning, 27 October, the air was again raised aircraft fire of the squadron. Involved 10 special aircraft.
The police closed the access of tourists to the mountain and TASIM and district Staf.
The fire fighting is complicated by a strong frequently changing the direction of the wind. However, at the moment the surrounding settlements threatens nothing.
At the same time, the danger is located in the heart of the fire the plant for wastewater treatment.
The fire started on Thursday, October 26, about 15:30. At the moment burned about 900 thousand square meters of forests and shrubs.
Information about the possible causes of a forest fire, the official sources have not been published.