2 communities south of Beit Shemesh evacuated as fire encroaches

Police order the evacuation of all homes in Aderet and Neve Michael, small communities south of Beit Shemesh, due to a large forest fire.

Ten firefighting teams and planes are working to control the blaze that has started to encroach on the homes in the area. A statement from the fire service says police are at both communities to ensure that all residents are leaving.

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