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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 player

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 fireplayer

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 deadplayer

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 catches fire

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 ignitesplayer

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 homelessplayer

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 fireplayer

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 forestplayer

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 Jerusalemplayer

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 injuriesplayer

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 Uriaplayer

Notre Dame Cathedral on fire

Fire in progress at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Notre Dame Cathedral on fireplayer

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 fireplayer

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 tragedyplayer

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 townplayer

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

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 fireplayer

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