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June 24, 2012 9:04 am

Jerusalem Authorities: 200 Arson Attacks in Past 2 Weeks

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JPost – Jerusalem fire crews  non-stop on  with a number of large fires, many of which they believe were arson attacks.

The largest forest fire on Sunday was near the Jerusalem suburbs of Ora and Aminadav, which drew nine fire crews from Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh.  evacuated five homes in Aminadav and there was some damage to a storage unit, though there were no injuries. Fire and Rescue spokesman Asaf Abras said firefighters were able to control the fire within a few  to because they immediately decided to bring in fire fighting planes. Abras said firefighters are not sure whether the blaze was intentionally set or not

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