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Firefighters say blazes no longer pose threat to 2 communities near Jerusalem

Firefighters say blazes near Jerusalem no longer pose a threat to the communities of Kibbutz Ma’ale Hahamisha and Yad Hashmona, but that they have yet to bring the fires under control.

Police are probing if the fires were caused by arson, according to Army Radio.

Firefighting planes try to extinguish a large blaze that broke out near Neve Ilan, west of Jerusalem, June 9, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
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