Residents of 3rd community near Jerusalem evacuated as major wildfire spreads

Firefighters evacuate residents of Givat Ye’arim from their homes as a large wildfire outside Jerusalem spreads into the community.

“The pace of the fire’s advance is extremely rapid,” a statement from the Fire and Rescue Services says.

Residents of Ein Rafa and Ein Nakuba have been instructed to prepare to evacuate their homes.

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