Two employees suffer burns in fire at Petah Tikva factory

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 24, 2011 17:10




Two employees working at the Altek Company's factory at the Segula Junction in Petah Tikva suffered light to moderate burns in a fire that broke out on Thursday, burning dangerous chemicals.

The 150 additional employees working at the factory were allowed to return to the premises after temporarily being evacuated.

Police closed off the area to traffic as eight firefighting crews gained control of the blaze.

The two injured employees were evacuated to Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson campus in Petah Tikva.


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