13:54 GMT26 October 2020
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    Multiple wildfires broke out in various areas across Israel on Friday, prompting at least 25 firefighting teams to put out the flames in the West Bank.

    Israeli soldiers have had to assist firefighters due to major wildfires in the West Bank settlement of Kfar HaOranim.

    "Dozens of IDF fighters were called in to help evacuate the residents following a fire that broke out in the village of Kfar HaOranim in the area of the Ephraim Regional Brigade. The troops work in cooperation with the firefighters and police forces and help put out the fire. A situation assessment is currently underway, headed by the commander of the Ephraim Brigade, Colonel Yiftach Nurkin", a tweet by the IDF says.

    ​Photos shared by the army show soldiers helping to contain the blaze in various ways.

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