Yoman Carmel Herzeliyya 336, 1961

Fire at Jewish Agencys Warehouses in Beit Lid Transit Camp

1961
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A fire started at the Jewish Agencys warehouses in the Beit Lid transit camp. The fire demolished hundreds of acres. Transit camp residents were evacuated from their homes. Firefighters tried to put out the conflagration. Despite their efforts, the firefighters were unable to extinguish the fire throughout the night, the warehouses were destroyed, and the damage is estimated at three million Israeli pounds.

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