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Firefighters called to battle flames near Jerusalem

A fire blazes near Jerusalem on September 28, 2022. (Courtesy)
A fire blazes near Jerusalem on September 28, 2022. (Courtesy)

As a fire rages in the Upper Galilee, firefighters are also called to the site of a blaze just outside Jerusalem.

According to the Fire and Rescue Authority, a brushfire broke out near the Mesilat Zion moshav not far from Latrun outside Jerusalem. A firefighting helicopter as well as 7 firefighting planes and 29 firefighting teams are battling the flames.

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