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Boeing 747 goes to help extinguish Israeli forest fire

Read more about the fire here.

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US Evergreen 747 supertanker sprays over a burning area in Ein Hod in the Carmel Forest on the outskirts of Haifa, Israel, on Dec. 5, as dozens of firefighting planes from around the world battled the blaze which has killed 41 people so far.

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In this photo taken on Saturday, Dec. 4, smoke rises from a forest fire outside Haifa, Israel.

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A man inspects the remains of a burnt house in the village of Ein Hod, outside Haifa, Israel, on Dec. 5.

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Israeli police officers mourn during the funeral of their comrade Yitzhak Melina in Haifa Dec. 5. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government faced calls for consequences on Sunday over a huge four-day-old forest fire that has killed 41 people, including Melina, and been called the worst in Israel's history.