News Briefs

  4/29/2013, Iyar 19, 5773

Brush and Forest Fire in Bnei Brak

A big forest and brush fire broke out, Monday afternoon, in an open area next to residences on Kalischer Street in Bnei Brak, east of Tel Aviv.

Paramedics from Hatzalah Gush Dan helped evacuate apartments where thick smoke entered and treated one person for smoke inhalation before the person was transported to hospital by the Magen David Adom emergency service. Hatzalah treated others for smoke inhalation who did not need hospitalization.