Profile image
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

Firefighters take control of Western Galilee blaze as wildfires rage on

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:20
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

Headline: Bitcoin & Blockchain Searches Exceed Trump! Blockchain Stocks Are Next!

DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. November 23, 2016, 8:04 PM (IDT)

A fire broke out Wednesday afternoon in a forest next to the community of Gilon in the western Galilee and spread to Gilon itself, forcing the evacuation of all the residents. A number of houses were damaged but a large force of firefighters gained control of the blaze and is now attempting to extinguish it. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan and Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh received a briefing on the wildfires in central and northern Israel at an Israel Police command center. Netanyahu said that he had instructed the National Security Council to coordinate the offers of firefighting aid from nearby countries including Cyprus and Greece.

Our unique angle on these subjects – and strong intelligence dimension – has earned DEBKAfile a global reputation and a steady readership – which skyrockets in times of crisis.


Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Top Global


Top Alternative




Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.