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Flaming balloons from Gaza spark 7 fires in south

Incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip sparked seven fires in Israel this morning, a spokesperson for Israel Fire and Rescue Services Southern District says.

The spokesperson says the fires broke out at the Gaza-area farming communities of Erez, Sa’ad, Be’eri and Kissufim.

A viper snake that was killed during a fire in southern Israel sparked by an incendiary balloon launched from the Gaza Strip on July 29, 2018. (Israel Fire and Rescue Services Southern District)

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