Wednesday, 14 March, on mount Carmel in Haifa held large-scale exercises to combat forest fires. In particular, exercises will be conducted in the area of Haifa University and the village of Isfiya.
In addition to fire crews and a special fire aircraft, the exercise involved police, ambulance service «Magen David Adom» and the Fund «Keren Kayemet Le-Israel».
In the area of the exercises will be observed a high concentration of special equipment.
Recall that many of the neighborhoods of Haifa suffered greatly as a result of forest fires in November 2016. In December 2010, during a forest fire on mount Carmel killed 42 people.