Firefighters control wildfire in W. Galilee; 4 injured

22.10.2011                      24.Tischrei. 5772                       Bereschit

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Firefighters control wildfire in W. Galilee; 4 injured

20 teams of firefighters assisted by JNF-KKL crews, 4 water-dropping planes; MDA raises its readiness to highest level.

Firefighters successfully gained control over a fire that was burning Friday afternoon in the Western Galilee. The fire burned 200 dunams. Twenty firefighting crews were assisted by JNF-KKL authorities and water-dropping planes in putting out the blaze.

Dozens of residents from Kibbutz Yasur and elderly residents of a local retirement home were evacuated. Four people were treated by Magen David Adom and evacuated to hospital with light injuries from smoke inhalation….