5 fire crews called to bus fire in Galilee

October 20, 2011 16:07


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Five fire crews were called to the scene of a bus fire at Yuvalim junction in the Galilee, Israel Radio reported.

Of the 50 children evacuated from the bus, eight were reportedly taken to the Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya in light condition and 15 to the Galilee Medical Faculty in Safed, also in light condition.

Five other children, along with the driver, were treated by Magen David Adom paramedics for smoke inhalation injuries, according to the report.

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