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Brush fire causes evacuation of homes in West Bank outpost

Residents of the northern West Bank settlement outpost of Givat Ronen are being evacuated from their homes due to a brush fire raging in the area.

Police and fire teams are at the site and there is black smoke covering the area, the Regavim NGO says.

A brush fire encroaches on the West Bank settlement outpost of Givat Ronen on May 10, 2017 (Regavim/Courtesy)
A brush fire encroaches on the West Bank settlement outpost of Givat Ronen on May 10, 2017 (Regavim/Courtesy)

There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage to homes in the community, which is near the Palestinian city of Nablus.

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