Ramat Gan: Woman, 60, dies in apartment fire

Firefighter, MDA teams arrive at the scene to find woman killed, apartment entirely destroyed by flames.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 24, 2011 11:44
Magen David Adom (MDA) ambulance

MDA 311. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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A 61-year-old woman passed away early Saturday morning in a fire that broke out in her Ramat Gan apartment on Mishmar Hayarden Street.

The firefighting  and Magen David Adom (MDA) teams that were called to the scene, found the woman dead when they arrived.

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Police said there was no suspicion of foul play.

At 1:20 a.m. the rescue forces were informed that a fire had broken out in the apartment building. Teams of firemen and MDA paramedics were sent to the building, and had to break into the apartment.

The firefighters put out the fire, which had already destroyed the entire apartment.

After searching the apartment they found the woman's body, and the paramedics declared her dead.

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