Magen David Adom ambulances 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Police said Tuesday that an investigation into the Rehovot fire that killed six people Monday night, found that the fire broke out because of an electrical failure in an appliance.
Police suspect that an electrical charger caused the blaze.
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.
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. The emergency
services declared the area to be the scene of a mass-casualty incident.