Forest fire rages near Jerusalem, police investigating arson

A large forest fire at Kibbutz Ma’ale Hahamisha in the Judean Hills near Jerusalem was threatening homes in the village, the Israel Fire Service reported on Saturday.

Ten fire crews including four planes were battling the flames.

Earlier in the day, authorities evacuated the popular swimming pool at the Kibbutz as a precautionary measure.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Forest-fire-rages-near-Jerusalem-police-investigating-arson-407963

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