A huge fire is raging in the forests of Al-Dinniyeh and is spreading quickly, threatening residents of the village.
The wildfire has been burning for hours and has gone out of control, as Lebanon experiences a heatwave.
The civil defense team that was there putting out the fire has run out of water, and there is no source to retrieve additional supply.
Residents of Al-Dinniyeh are begging for help, as the fire approaches their homes, and their call for help is trending on social media under the hashtag الضنية_تحترق# (Al-Dinniyeh is burning).
People are sharing heartbreaking videos and photos of the fire eating up the forest and moving towards the residents’ houses. Some are heard saying in a video that things are out of control.
“Every night a new disaster robes people of their security, sleep, and stability.”
– Salman Andary, Sky News reporter
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