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Tens of thousands evacuated following fires outside Denver

Two towns near Boulder evacuated after wildfires burn some 580 homes, a hotel and a shopping center.

Tens of thousands evacuated following fires outside Denverplayer

Fire breaks out in Jerusalem synagogue

Flames damage prayer books, but not Torah scrolls.

Fire breaks out in Jerusalem synagogue

Electric scooter was put to charge - and started a fire

'The battery exploded and white smoke filled the house,' family says.

Electric scooter was put to charge - and started a fire

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

In Western Galilee blaze, firefighters use thermal drones, firefighting tractors, to extinguish flames in inaccessible areas.

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

Firefighters: Don't light fires in open areas

Fire Commissioner issues ban on outdoor fires due to extreme weather conditions.

Firefighters: Don't light fires in open areas

Fire blazes in the Jerusalem mountains

Eight firefighting teams and two firefighting planes are working to extinguish the flames.

Fire blazes in the Jerusalem mountains

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Firefighters worked until the early hours of Saturday morning extinguishing a fire in Begin Park.

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Police arrest two youths suspected of arson

Two teens arrested on suspicion of setting fire to several locations in Jerusalem.

Police arrest two youths suspected of arson

Greek island residents face wildfire aftermath

Residents of the Greek seaside village of Rovies returned home to find destruction after 9 days of wildfires.

Greek island residents face wildfire aftermathplayer

7 Reasons why You Need a Fire Watch Security Guard

There are over 22,000 fires in workspaces and offices across the whole of the UK each year.

7 Reasons why You Need a Fire Watch Security Guard

Fires blaze at synagogues in central Israel

Holy Ark in Bnei Brak synagogue is burned just minutes before Ramat Gan synagogue goes up in flames.

Fires blaze at synagogues in central Israel

Three children in southern Israel dead due to smoke inhalation

Three young siblings suffer smoke, soot, inhalation due to bonfire - and die.

Three children in southern Israel dead due to smoke inhalation

Man suffers serious injuries after apartment goes up in flames

In Beit She'an apartment fire, 35-year-old man is found unconscious, five others suffer smoke inhalation.

Man suffers serious injuries in apartment fire

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Fires break out in localities across Israel, causing hundreds to be evacuated from their homes.

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria firesplayer

Watch: Rescue crews search for dead after fires in western US

Search and rescue crews search for dead from fires in western US.

Watch: Rescue crews search for dead after fires in western US

Family recovering after losing everything to fires in Otis

How people react to a time is telling and the family crammed into a home in Tillamook is smiling even as their lives have changed.

Family recovering after losing everything to fires in Otisplayer

Israeli firefighters land in US to help battle California blazes

Volunteer team of firefighters from Israel has arrived in San Francisco and is on its way to Sacramento to help battle local fires.

Israeli firefighters land in US to help battle California blazes

Jerusalem apartment fire leaves one-year-old infant in serious condition

Infant and two adults suffer injuries after space heater sparks fire in Jerusalem apartment.

Jerusalem fire leaves infant in serious condition

Thousands of Australians trapped as fires burn out of control, with death toll hitting 13

13 people now confirmed dead in ongoing firestorms across eastern Australia, with thousands trapped on waterfront by out of control blaze.

Thousands of Australians trapped as fires burn out of controlplayer

Multiple fires break out across Israel

Fire chief bans public from kindling fires in open areas due to dry weather, high winds.

Multiple fires break out across Israelplayer

Report: Police investigation of Mevo Modi'im arson 'problematic'

'No question' Mevo Modi'im fire was arson, but police refuse to admit it,' source says.

Report: Police investigation of Mevo Modi'im arson 'problematic'

Israel bans fires in open areas throughout summer

Order from Fire and Rescue Services bans fires, bonfires, welding, in and around plants and populated areas.

Israel bans fires in open areas throughout summer

Residents of Samaria community cannot return home due to fire

Due to air pollution, damage to infrastructure caused by fire, evacuated residents cannot return. Firefighters battling another 10 fires.

Residents of Samaria community cannot return home due to fireplayer

Civil Administration stops waste fires in western Samaria

After request by Samaria Council head, Civil Administration ends garbage fires near Ma'aleh Shomron. 'Clean air - right of every person.'

Civil Administration stops waste fires in western Samaria

Large fire rages near Jerusalem

Firefighters working to control major fire on outskirts of Jerusalem. Another fire at the entrance to the city has been subdued.

Large fire rages near Jerusalemplayer

Special session to discuss compensation for fire victims

Prime Minister's Office to old meeting to discuss long-term compensation for those who lost homes to fires in Mevo Modi'im, Kibbutz Harel.

Special session to discuss compensation for fire victims

Photos: This is Ben Shemen Forest, ravaged by fire

Photographer Kobi Richter shows the world what remains of Ben Shemen Forest, Mevo Modi'im, after suspected arsonists burn them down.

Photos: This is Ben Shemen Forest, ravaged by fire

Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

Interior Minister offers new documents to families who lost everything in recent fires.

Free IDs, documents for those whose houses burned

'I left the house with my guitar and came back to ashes'

Musician Yisrael Portnoy tells Arutz Sheva about being evacuated from Mevo Modi'im and learning his home had been reduced to ashes.

'I left the house with my guitar and came back to ashes'player

Over 1,000 fires extinguished throughout Israel

National Fire and Rescue Services says firestorm crisis is over. Fires caused by electric cables, Lag B'Omer bonfires, and arson.

Over 1,000 fires extinguished throughout Israel

Watch: Mevo Modi'im residents search in the rubble for memories

They escaped with their lives but lost their homes. 'It's an honor to be part of this nation. We've received an outpouring of love.'

Watch: Mevo Modi'im residents search in the rubble for memoriesplayer

PM: 'Heart-rending' to see people left homeless by firestorm

Netanyahu offers thanks to foreign countries which aided Israel during firestorm, says he's tracking rebuilding of homes destroyed in fires.

PM: 'Heart-rending' to see people left homeless by firestormplayer

Planes from Cyprus help extinguish fires in Israel

Delegation from Cyprus including firefighting planes lands at Tel-Nof Base.

Planes from Cyprus help extinguish fires in Israel

Police arrest Arab arsonist in Jerusalem

Lookouts document Arab setting fire to several Jerusalem locations. KKL: Ben Shemen fire may have been arson.

Police arrest Arab arsonist in Jerusalem

Iconic memorial woods for Holocaust victims ravaged by fire

Fires consume iconic Jerusalem-area memorial woods planted decades ago for Polish Holocaust victims.

Iconic memorial woods for Holocaust victims ravaged by fire

Two of the fires were caused by electrical issues

Fires in Harel, Karmiya, caused by electrical issues, fire in 'Carlebach town' still being investigated.

Two of the fires were caused by electrical issues

16 homes destroyed, thousands evacuated as firestorms rage on

'Massive damage' as fires continue to burn uncontrolled in central Israel, destroying homes and forcing mass evacuations.

16 homes destroyed, thousands evacuated as firestorms rage onplayer

Incendiary balloons are back: Wave of fires in Gaza envelope

At least 3 fires caused by incendiary balloons break out in Israeli agricultural areas on Gaza border. Firefighters act at the scene.

Incendiary balloons are back: Wave of fires in Gaza envelope

Watch: Fires in Gaza Envelope

Rioters from Gaza launch Molotov Cocktails into Israel, starting fires in five locations.

Watch: Fires in Gaza Envelopeplayer

Old batteries spark fire in Jerusalem apartment

In a Purim miracle, a family's home goes up in flames as they spend the night at grandma's.

Old batteries spark fire in Jerusalem apartment