Magen David Adom ambulances 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Six people were killed in a fire that broke out in southern Rehovot on Monday
Emergency services said the victims were a man and his five
children, who became trapped in their 1.5-room apartment on the city’s Najara
Large numbers of fire trucks, ambulances and police vehicles
arrived on the scene, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
investigation has been launched into the cause of the blaze,” Rosenfeld
The police spokesman said that all of the children were under the
age of 12.
According to Israel Radio, the mother of the children managed
to escape and call emergency services. Rescue services and police are
continuing to search the site for additional victims.
services declared the area to be the scene of a mass-casualty incident.