Hot days like today not only heat up our homes but have the potential to cause fires Like a fire that had the potential to spread out of control in Neve Ilan.
Firefighters from Beit Shemesh under the commander Yoram Haddad assisted today a burning vegetation and natural woodland near the yeshuv of Neve Ilan. This is an area covered in difficult topography needed the assistance of a pair of firefighting planes, and firefighters had to be called in from Yerushalim.
After about an hour off fighting the fire and dealing the pervasive heat, fire fighters gained control of the fire. Now firefighters are preparing the are to prevent the fire to light up again.