RAF pilot: Israel fire is 'the biggest I've ever seen'


Foreign firefighting crews are helping Israel battle a massive forest fire out of control in the north of the country, which is thought to have killed at least 41 people.

Every available firemen in Israel has already been called up to tackle the fire near the city of Haifa and 17,000 people have been evacuated from the area.

RAF Flight Lieutenant Euan Johnstone told the BBC it was the biggest fire he had ever seen and explained how British troops are helping to contain the blaze.

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