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Fireman Dies in Emek Hefer Ammonia Leak

Friday, November 7th, 2014

A fireman died and around 15-20 more firemen were injured in a HAZMAT incident at the Hod Hefer meat factory in Emek Hefer.

A damaged ammonia holding tank released 8 tons of ammonia. The firemen eventually sealed the leak.

The ammonia is used by the slaughter house for cooling.

Lag B’Omer Fires in UN Compound

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Nine cars caught fire in the UN compound in Jerusalem, according to a report in Times of Israel.

In the Armon HaNatziv neighborhood, firefighting crews battled the fire inside the UN compound that burned up between four to nine cars.

The fire department believes the fires were started by sparks from bonfires in a nearby field.

Firefighters have been battling Lag B’Omer fires all over the country since yesterday.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/lag-bomer-fires-in-un-compound/2013/04/28/

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