What we need here are American "Smoke jumpers" from California, Oregon, Washington State, etc. These are firefighters that parachute in between or in front of fire lines, areas only accessible by air, they have been very effective, in conjunction with fire fighting aircraft, in fighting the forest fires that plague the American west every summer. Sounds insane, I know, but they do it and it works.
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog calls on government to allow Syrian refugees into Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: 'We can't say that fire in the North is under control'