Dry and hot weather resulted in a fire of weeds in Tzfat and close to Hamat Gader.
In Safed the Bush fire happened in the middle of a residential neighborhood mA’ale Canaan. The fire damaged at least four homes suffered damage parked vehicles. Six fire brigades participating in extinguishing the fire.
Firefighters could not stop the fire, approaching to a building. The flames spread to the house, which, according to preliminary information, there are people. Firefighters and police attempted to go into a burning building to get people.
There is a risk of fire several houses. The police conduct an evacuation of residents.
Another fire occurred between kibbutz Mevo Hama and Park Hamat Gader. 98 highway between these points is blocked off to traffic in both directions.
Continue to battle fire in Beth-El, where were evacuated residents of 15 buildings. Firefighters managed to localize the fire. According to preliminary investigation, the fire in the settlement was the result of arson.