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An Israeli woman holds the keys of her house in her left hand while taking a photo of a raging forest fire in the Carmel mountain from a residential house in the hills above the coastal Israeli city of Haifa, December 2, 2010. Police said at least 40 people died in the inferno, which officials said was the worst blaze in Israel's 62-year history.
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Firefighters rest on the road at sunrise after participating overnight in the efforts to gain control over a massive wildfire, still raging near by, in Tirat Hacarmel, northern Israel, Friday, Dec. 3. The worst forest fire in Israel's history devastated one of the country's few forested areas, killing dozens of people as guards raced to rescue inmates at a prison in the fire zone, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands.