The Palestinian Authority agreed yesterday to help put out the fires that have been raging in several areas in Israel.
A spokesman for the Palestinian civil defence, Nael Al- Azzah, said that the State of Palestine had agreed to offer assistance to Israel and provide firefighters and logistical support and food to help put out the fire burning Israeli and Arab cities and their surrounding climes.
He added that the Palestinian firefighters will leave in the coming hours, after completing coordination procedures to enter Israel.
About 80,000 people living in Haifa have been ordered to evacuate the city as wildfires engulfed Israel’s third largest city.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that the wildfires were partially caused by “arson”, echoing Israel’s most senior police officer.
“Every fire that was the result of arson or incitement to arson is terror in every way and we’ll treat it as such,” Haaretz quoted the Israeli premier as …