The big fire in the Carmel
by: shaked ben ishay
THE BIY FIRE IN THE CARMEL
On Thursday December 2, 2010 the fire station in Haifa was notified about a big fire in the forest Osafia. firefighters were called to fight the flames.
The fire spread because the strong winds and low humidity.
Roads were closed-off, many people left their homes and prisoners from near by prison were taken to asafe place.
400 firefighters fought the flames.
During the fire a bus whit 40 travelers, 2 police cars, 2 privet cars, and team of firefighters were trapped in the fire. only 6 people survivied.
The fire continues to spread.
Prime-minister Netanyahu asked countries for assistance and many countries volunteered to help.