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Beitar Illit synagogue goes up in flames

Synagogue catches fire on Friday night, nearby apartment suffers damage.

Beitar Illit synagogue goes up in flames

Tel Aviv:

Woman dies in fire, police won't rule out murder

Woman declared dead, dog revived, after fire breaks out in Tel Aviv apartment.

Woman dies in fire, police won't rule out murder

Three alarm fire rips through Kiryas Joel townhouse complex

No injuries reported as severe fire destroys multi-family townhouse complex in the Hasidic village in New York.

Three alarm fire rips through Kiryas Joel townhouse complex

2 dead, 9 missing in Pennsylvania candy factory explosion

Two people have reportedly died in a massive explosion that rocked a 70-year-old Reading, Pennsylvania candy factory.

2 dead, 9 missing in Pennsylvania candy factory explosion

Watch: Fire breaks out in packed London restaurant

Hundreds were forced to flee the popular London eatery Friday after Christmas decorations caught fire.

Watch: Fire breaks out in packed London restaurant

41 killed in fire at Egyptian Coptic church

Police blame electrical short circuit for fire in church where thousands were gathered for Sunday prayers in Cairo.

41 killed in fire at Egyptian Coptic church

Fire at Strauss-Elite plant closed due to salmonella

Fire breaks out at Strauss-Elite candy factory in Nof HaGalil which was temporarily closed following discovery of salmonella.

Fire at Strauss-Elite plant closed due to salmonella

3-year-old girl killed in Jerusalem fire

Search for child missing after fire in Geula residential building ends in tragedy.

3-year-old girl killed in Jerusalem fire

Elderly woman dies in apartment fire in southern Israel

Police open investigation after apartment fire in southern Israel leaves elderly woman dead.

Elderly woman dies in apartment fire in southern Israel

Elderly couple killed in house fire

Husband and wife in their 80s die from smoke inhalation after fire breaks out in private home in Druze village.

Elderly couple killed in house fire

Tel Aviv: Three MDA ambulances go up in flames

Arson suspected after fire burns three Magen David Adom ambulances in Tel Aviv.

Tel Aviv: Three MDA ambulances go up in flames

Apartment fire in Jerusalem leaves one dead

Elderly woman dies in apartment fire, three police officers suffer from smoke inhalation.

Apartment fire in Jerusalem leaves one dead

New ATV to aid lifesaving work

Israel Magen Fund presents a firefighting ATV, the first of its kind in the region, to the Binyamin Security Division.

New ATV to aid lifesaving work

Taiwan: High-rise fire leaves at least 46 dead

Emergency workers still searching for survivors after fire engulfs several stories of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, high-rise.

Taiwan: High-rise fire leaves at least 46 dead

Flooding at Tel Aviv IDF bases

Floods damage buildings and IT systems; fire fighters dealt with 139 floods last night and today, most in central and Sharon areas.

Flooding at Tel Aviv IDF bases

'Heavy disaster averted': Truck with 80 gas canisters ignites

Firefighters isolate fire that erupted in truck carrying gas balloons. Miraculously, no casualties. Judea Station: 'Heavy disaster averted.'

'Heavy disaster averted': Truck with 80 gas canisters ignites

Watch: Israeli firefighters help extinguish fires in California

Israeli firefighters are working shoulder to shoulder with California firefighting teams to extinguish the fires in northern California.

Watch: Israeli firefighters help extinguish fires in California

9 lightly injured in Jerusalem blaze

Adult couple and 7 children treated by MDA, evacuated to Shaare Zedek Hospital. Firefighters control fire.

9 lightly injured in Jerusalem blaze

At least 23 children killed in Liberia school fire

Fire breaks out at boarding school near Monrovia, apparently as children sleeping, killing at least 23.

At least 23 children killed in Liberia school fire

Mevo Modi'im families to Netanyahu: Don't leave us homeless

Sixty families who lost their homes 3 months ago in a devastating fire protest outside the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem.

Mevo Modi'im families to Netanyahu: Don't leave us homeless

Jerusalem: Family of 10 rescued from house fire

Firefighters find parents, 8 children trapped on porch after their Pisgat Ze'ev home catches fire. 6 lightly injured evacuated to hospital.

Jerusalem: Family of 10 rescued from house fire

Watch: Fire in Kissufim forest

Fire breaks out in forest near Gaza. KKL staff, firefighting and rescue teams, IDF and Nature and Parks Authority work to put out fire.

Watch: Fire in Kissufim forest

Watch: Huge fire at entrance to Jerusalem

7 firefighting teams aided by planes work to stop brush fire in Lifta, at entrance to Jerusalem.

Watch: Huge fire at entrance to Jerusalem

Watch: Fire breaks out on light plane, no injuries

Firefighters manage to control fire that broke out on light plane parked in airfield near Kibbutz Gvulot. Fire extinguished, no casualties.

Watch: Fire breaks out on light plane, no injuries

Burned out and homeless: The story of the fire victims

Tamar Yonah speaks with Elisheva and Yisrael Solomon from Mevo Modiin following the fire there.

Burned out and homeless: The story of the fire victims

The lasting legacy of the Malden Mills

The lasting legacy of the Malden Mills

Watch: Large fire at entrance to town of Uria

Firefighters working to extinguish brush fire at entrance to town near Beit Shemesh.

Watch: Large fire at entrance to town of Uria

Notre Dame Cathedral on fire

Fire in progress at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Notre Dame Cathedral on fire

Man killed in Jerusalem apartment fire

Firefighters called to fire in Jerusalem's Arnona neighborhood, extract critically injured man, pronounced dead in hospital.

Man killed in Jerusalem apartment fire

3 children injured in Jerusalem fire

Fire breaks out in central J'lem apartment. Girl moderately to seriously injured, others injured lightly.

3 children injured in Jerusalem fire

18 injured in east Jerusalem house fire

Fire breaks out in three-story residential building in the Sur Baher neighborhood of East Jerusalem.

18 injured in east Jerusalem house fire

Three injured in Jerusalem fire

Father and two children lightly injured by smoke inhalation in fire that broke out on Divrei Chaim Street in Romema neighborhood.

Three injured in Jerusalem fire

Pictures from scene of Beit Shemesh tragedy

Small, black handprints on the wall and 'Mazal Tov' on the door. Footage from scene of fire disaster last night in Beit Shemesh.

Pictures from scene of Beit Shemesh tragedy

Watch: Blaze consumes most of California town

Northern California fire has become the most destructive in the state's modern history, killing at least 9 and wiping out most of a town.

Watch: Blaze consumes most of California town

Tragedy in Beitar Illit

2 children killed in apartment fire laid to rest

A fallen lamp apparently caused the fire in the Ginzburg household. 'The fire was strong, the chances of survival were nil.'

2 children killed in apartment fire laid to rest

Man seriously injured in Ramat Gan apartment fire

70-year-old man injured last night in fire which broke out on first floor of three-story apartment building in Ramat Gan.

Man seriously injured in Ramat Gan apartment fire

Fire in Jaffa: One killed, another missing

Fire breaks out on ground floor of building in Jaffa after 3 am. In addition to man who was killed, another man was apparently present.

Fire in Jaffa: One killed, another missing

'I took my tefillin and went outside'

Teen who escaped Jerusalem fire helps police locate arson suspect, then tells the story of his escape.

'I took my tefillin and went outside'

Victims of Jerusalem fire improving

Hospital reports improvement in condition of family seriously injured in Jerusalem fire.

Victims of Jerusalem fire improving

Report: Arab set Jerusalem building on fire

Investigations show Jerusalem fire caused by arson, police arrest Arab suspect.

Report: Arab set Jerusalem building on fire

Fire from Molotov cocktail in Karmei Tzur

Firefighters work to subdue fire in Gush Etzion community after Arabs throw Molotov cocktail. Residents evacuated, heavy damage to homes.

Fire from Molotov cocktail in Karmei Tzur

New York: Four yeshiva students suffer burns in bungalow fire

Gas explosion injures yeshiva students celebrating their high school graduation.

New York: Four yeshiva students suffer burns in bungalow fire

Miracle:

Lipa Schmeltzer and family survive home fire

Fire breaks out in singer's home as result of an exploding phone charger; 'I was saved by a miracle'.

Lipa Schmeltzer and family survive home fire

Murder-suicide suspected in fatal Jerusalem fire

Evidence reveals Sunday's Jerusalem fire to be intentional murder-suicide by the mother.

Murder-suicide suspected in fatal Jerusalem fire

Samarian family saved as house burns down

Mother of three in the Samarian town Yitzhar woke up early after hearing strange noises and was shocked to see her bedroom covered in smoke.

Samarian family saved as house burns down

Woman and two children injured in Tel Aviv apartment fire

Two children, aged 2 and 4, were moderately injured in a fire that erupted this evening in a Tel Aviv apartment.

Woman and two children injured in Tel Aviv apartment fire

80-year-old man dies from Haifa fire

An 80-year-old man was killed in Haifa as a result of a fire that broke out in his apartment complex on David Pinsky Street in Haifa.

80-year-old man dies from Haifa fire

Thousands of teen scouts evacuated due to forest fire

Forest fire breaks out near northern city of Yokne’am, children and youth attending summer camp nearby were evacuated.

Thousands of teen scouts evacuated due to forest fire

15 people rescued from Beit Shemesh fire

Ten children and five adults were rescued after being trapped inside a burning building.

15 people rescued from Beit Shemesh fire

Two injured in massive Jerusalem blaze

Man and woman in their 70s lightly to moderately wounded by huge fire, 12 fire teams work to put out blaze with back up en route.

Two injured in massive Jerusalem blaze

Watch: Boy rescued from truck 'hanging in the sky'

10-year-old child rescued from truck hanging on side of a bridge at the Somech Interchange in northern Israel.

Watch: Boy rescued from truck 'hanging in the sky'

Fire breaks out in Bedouin school house in northern Israel

Fire breaks out in school in Bedouin town in northern Israel, arson suspected.

Fire breaks out in Bedouin school house in northern Israel

Fire at IDF's Tel Aviv HQ, None Hurt

Thick smoke over central Tel Aviv was the result of a blaze at a military dining room.

Fire at IDF's Tel Aviv HQ, None Hurt

Alert Student Saves Classmates from Sabbath Blaze

Yeshiva students’ room goes up in flames, but none injured thanks to quick-thinking classmate.

Alert Student Saves Classmates from Sabbath Blaze

'All Fires Are Under Control' Says Firefighting Spokesman

Firefighting and Rescue spokesman, Yoram Levy, says the fires that broke out throughout the country on Wednesday have been put out.

'All Fires Are Under Control' Says Firefighting Spokesman

8 Injured in Kfar Baruch Fire

Father suffers serious injuries saving his children; elderly woman also hurt.

8 Injured in Kfar Baruch Fire

Fire Sweeps Prison, 11 Injured

Ten guards and a prisoner were lightly injured when a fire broke out at a factory in the Maasiyahu Prison in central Israel

Fire Sweeps Prison, 11 Injured

Two Slightly Hurt in Fires

Hot, dry weather is partly to blame for fires in Galilee, Ben Shemen, Rosh Haayin.

Two Slightly Hurt in Fires

Dozens Evacuated in Jerusalem Fire

Fire at Bayit Vegan hotel cuts short wedding, forces evacuation of senior citizens.

Dozens Evacuated in Jerusalem Fire

Brooklyn: Homes of 6 Hareidi Families Burn Down

Action committee assists Flatbush families, providing them with shelter and aid.

Brooklyn: Homes of 6 Hareidi Families Burn Down