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Five fires have broken out in Negev from incendiary balloons

Fire damage caused in the Negev on June 17, 2021, from suspected incendiary balloons from Gaza. (Moshe Bruchi/KKL)
Fire damage caused in the Negev on June 17, 2021, from suspected incendiary balloons from Gaza. (Moshe Bruchi/KKL)

Five fires have broken out in the Negev today from incendiary balloons sent from Gaza, according to the Israel Firefighting Services. Officials say firefighters and other forces from the IDF and Keren Kayemet L’Yisrael are working together to battle the blazes.

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