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Dozens of firefighters battle blaze in Jordan Valley

Firefighters battling a blaze in the Jordan Valley, July 20, 2022. (Fire and Rescue Services)
Firefighters battling a blaze in the Jordan Valley, July 20, 2022. (Fire and Rescue Services)

Fourteen teams of firefighters and six firefighting planes are working to extinguish a fire in the northern Jordan Valley, according to Fire and Rescue Services.

Boris Eisenberg, the fire chief of the Tiberias station, says efforts are focused largely on the western side of the Jordan River.

Fire and Rescue Services say that despite battling the blaze for six hours, the flames are still not under control.

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