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        5/20/2012, Iyar 28, 5772

      Fire Opposite Slonim Yeshiva in Mea She'arim

      A fire was reported in a residential building, Sunday evening, on Salant Street, opposite the Slonim Yeshiva in the Mea She'arim neighborhood in Jerusalem. Paramedics from the Ichud Hatzala and Magen David Adom emergencies treated a number of people who suffered light smoke inhalation.

      No physical injuries were reported. The blaze was apparently centered in a staircase, trapping a number of residents in their apartments. Firefighters were working to extinguish the blaze and extricate the residents from the building.