The Fire burning near Haifa is said to be under control, thanks to the planes and fire fighters from countries such as Bulgaria, Greece, Jordan, Russia, Turkey, USA and even the Palestinian Authority--officials believe they have things under control. However Seven new hot spots were reported within the space of an hour, early Sunday evening. Police and firefighters believe this is a new wave of arson--it is not over yet! The weather is cooling and rain is expected--We are all praying for a downpour!
An online article in Yeshiva World shows the amazing pictures of what is believed to be the last minutes of the bus of young guards trapped by the fire. The online news source Haaretz posted the pictures complete with story. Do go to this link for Haaretz and read the entire story.The pictures were taken by tour guide and Carmel expert Dan Oren. According to the article, as they were taking the pictures a wall of fire covered the entire area.