Category Archives: Carmel Fire

IDF’s Nachal Brigade Helps Restore the Carmel Forest after the Fires

Yesterday, as many as a thousand soldiers from the IDF’s Nachal Infantry Brigade helped clear and rebuild various walking paths, paint signs and more in areas damaged by the Carmel fires. On the 2nd of December 2010 a blazing fire … Continue reading

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Summary of the Events of the Carmel Forest Fire

On the 2nd of December 2010 a blazing fire began spreading wildly through the Carmel Forest near Haifa in northern Israel, eradicating over 750 acres and resulting in the death of 44 people including firemen, police officers and Israel Prison … Continue reading

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US Evergreen 747 Supertanker Arrives to Assist Firefighting Efforts, 5 Dec 2010

Brigadier General Eden, commander of the Nevatim Israel Air Force base comments on the arrival of the American Evergreen 747 Supertanker plane. Eden and two IAF pilots joined the Evergreen crew in order to assist them in directing their efforts … Continue reading

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Summary of IDF Activity in the Carmel Disaster Area, 5 Dec 2010

Over the weekend Israel Defense Forces continued assisting the rescue and security forces with firefighting efforts in the Carmel disaster area. Two hundred IDF Home Front Command reservist firefighters teamed up with the rescue and security forces in the attempts … Continue reading

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Summary of Aerial Firefighting Activity in the Carmel Disaster Area, 4 Dec 2010

Since Thursday, December 2, the Israel Air Force AF has been coordinating the arrival and incorporation of foreign firefighting aerial assistance. Dozens of firefighting airplanes and helicopters, as well as supply planes carrying equipment and professional teams and experts from … Continue reading

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