Fire breaks out in Nablus forest
Published Monday 26/08/2013 (updated) 27/08/2013 12:05
NABLUS (Ma’an) – A fire broke out Monday afternoon in a forest near Nablus in the northern West Bank and spread very quickly, firefighters reported.
Two squads from Nablus municipality have been trying since 4 p.m. to bring the blazes under control. Sources told Ma’an that vast areas of forest were torched.
Firefighters believe the fire was caused by young children who were playing in the area.