Forest fire in Jerusalem reignites due to strong winds

A forest fire raging in Jerusalem’s Givat Shaul neighborhood, which earlier was said to be under control, spreads due to strong winds in the area. Firefighting teams are working to contain the blaze.

In a separate incident in Jerusalem’s Ramat Shlomo neighborhood, a synagogue catches fire. There are no injuries, but the building sustains damage.

Screen capture of a forest fire that started in the outskirts of Jerusalem , June 15, 2016. (YouTube/Times of Israel)
Screen capture of a forest fire that started in the outskirts of Jerusalem, June 15, 2016. (YouTube/Times of Israel)

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