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      Archive: 7/9/2012

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        7/9/2012, Tammuz 19, 5772

      Firefighters Control Shemen Beach Blaze

      Firefighters gained control, Monday morning, over a fire that broke out at the Sonol oil company facility on Haifa's Shemen Beach. Firefighters explained that the fire broke out in a tank that had undergone work and was empty of flammable liquids.

      As a result of the work, the tank caught fire. Water and firefighting foam was applied to quench the fire and smoke and no danger was forecast.