ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 147

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Brushfire thought sparked by rocket spreads near southern town

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire near the southern city of Sderot following rocket fire from Gaza, on May 2, 2023. (GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP)
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire near the southern city of Sderot following rocket fire from Gaza, on May 2, 2023. (GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP)

A fire is spreading near the southern Israeli town of Ibim, apparently as a result of rockets launched from the Gaza Strip earlier.

There is no immediate comment from Israeli authorities on the fire.

Ibim is located adjacent to Sderot, which absorbed much of today’s barrage.

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