Large fire breaks out in the North; no injuries reported

A large forest fire located near the northern town of Safed forced over 100,000 travelers to evacuate the area after Fire and Rescue services ordered the area closed, police said Sunday.

The fire, located in the Biriya Forest near the grave of Rabbi Yonatan Ben Uziel, did not cause any injuries.

Fire and Rescue Services said that six helicopters were battling the blaze, attempting to contain its expansion. 


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