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Fire at a petrochemical plant in the Shokuhieh Industrial Town in the Qom Province of Iran

Fire, explosion at petrochemical plant in Iran

Two firefighters were seriously injured and two of the fire trucks battling the flames caught fire and were destroyed.

02/05/2021

Fire breaks out after pipe malfunction at Haifa petrochemical plants

Fire and rescue services have gained control of the flames and the plant has paused the supply of fuel to the facility.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dance around a bonfire as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Ome

Lag Ba'omer: Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai put out fires - opinion

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was not a “commissioner” and certainly not a firefighter, but the fact that already on the day he leaves the cave we find him putting out fires tells us a lot.

By MENACHEM GERLITZKY
29/04/2021
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dance around a bonfire as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Ome

Lag Ba'Omer without bonfires? Tel Aviv limits holiday celebrations

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality is calling on residents to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Omer without the tradition of lighting bonfires.

Fire from oxygen tank blast in Baghdad COVID-19 hospital kills 82

Some 110 people were also injured, Interior Ministry spokesman Khalid al-Muhanna said. Most of the dead and injured were patients.

By REUTERS
25/04/2021
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dance around a bonfire as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Ome

Government ministries urge smaller, alternative Lag Ba'omer celebrations

The Environmental Protection Ministry suggested unifying bonfires with other social groups - without making the actual bonfire larger - to drastically cut pollution without sacrificing tradition.

15 firefighting teams working to put out fire at Shaniv paper factory

"There is a fear of the hangars collapsing due to the large fire," District Commander Shmulik Friedman said.

A Magen David Adom emergency vehicle responds to murder call on July 30, 2013.

Disabled IDF veteran sets himself on fire outside Defense Ministry

MDA medics classified him as being in severe condition and suffering from intense burns which cover his entire body.

UN says 15 dead, 400 missing in fire at Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

"We still have 400 people unaccounted for, maybe somewhere in the rubble."

By REUTERS
23/03/2021
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