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Two seriously injured in apartment fire in southern Israel

Family of five hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after fire breaks out in their apartment.

Two seriously injured in apartment fire in southern Israel

Man, 81, dead in apartment fire

Apartment fire in northern Israel may have been caused by electrical short.

Man, 81, dead in apartment fire

One dead in Ramle house fire

Fires in two Israeli cities leave one dead, one seriously injured.

One dead in Ramle house fire

No injuries after fire breaks out at Jerusalem school

None injured after early-morning fire at Kiryat Noar school in Jerusalem.

No injuries after fire breaks out at Jerusalem school

New ATV to aid lifesaving work

Israel Magen Fund presents a firefighting ATV, the first of its kind in the region, to the Binyamin Security Division.

New ATV to aid lifesaving work

Fire breaks out in Jerusalem synagogue

Flames damage prayer books, but not Torah scrolls.

Fire breaks out in Jerusalem synagogue

Large fires may have been caused by arson, investigators say

Over 200 fires blazed throughout Israel, forcing hundreds of families from their homes.

Large fires may have been caused by arson, investigators say

Electric scooter was put to charge - and started a fire

'The battery exploded and white smoke filled the house,' family says.

Electric scooter was put to charge - and started a fire

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

In Western Galilee blaze, firefighters use thermal drones, firefighting tractors, to extinguish flames in inaccessible areas.

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

Firefighters: Don't light fires in open areas

Fire Commissioner issues ban on outdoor fires due to extreme weather conditions.

Firefighters: Don't light fires in open areas

Report: Apartment fire was caused by children playing with hot plate

Fire in Beitar Illit apartment was the result of children playing in their parents' room, apartment owner says.

Report: Apartment fire was caused by children playing

Fire in Jewish town: 'No doubt it was set by Arabs'

'Fire investigator said it was caused by arson, I have no doubt it was set by Arabs,' father of fallen soldier says.

Fire in Jewish town: 'No doubt it was set by Arabs'

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Firefighters worked until the early hours of Saturday morning extinguishing a fire in Begin Park.

Arson suspected in two Judea fires

Fire department launches new cutting-edge dispatch system, bringing it onto MDA's platform

Israel National Fire and Rescue Authority launches new dispatch system designed for it by Magen David Adom, the country’s EMS organization.

Fire department launches new cutting-edge dispatch system

Three children in southern Israel dead due to smoke inhalation

Three young siblings suffer smoke, soot, inhalation due to bonfire - and die.

Three children in southern Israel dead due to smoke inhalation

'It was too late to flee - the stairwell was full of smoke'

Local residents describe their miraculous escape from massive blaze in Jerusalem neighborhood.

'It was too late to flee - the stairwell was full of smoke'

Dozens rescued from massive blaze in Jerusalem neighborhood

12 firefighting teams working to bring blaze under control, rescue trapped residents from their homes.

Dozens rescued from massive blaze in Jerusalem neighborhoodplayer

16 rescued from burning building in Armon Hanetziv, Jerusalem

Firefighters gain control of blaze preventing flames from spreading throughout building. Seven casualties evacuated to hospitals.

16 rescued from burning building in Armon Hanetziv, Jerusalem

Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestock

Dozens of residents and 6 fire crews work to extinguish huge fire near Kochav Hashachar in Binyamin that threatened residents' homes.

Spate of massive arson attacks endangers residents and livestockplayer

Watch: Firefighters parade in honor of Independence Day

In Bat Yam, firefighters drive through streets wishing residents a happy Independence Day from themselves and Israel's security forces.

Watch: Firefighters parade in honor of Independence Dayplayer

How to survive if you're caught in a flood

Fire & Rescue Services issued instructions on how to how to exercise caution during flooding and stormy weather.

How to survive if you're caught in a flood

Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fire

Alexander Omelchenko didn't hesitate to enter a smoke-filled apt. and is now unconscious and on a respirator due to smoke inhalation.

Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fireplayer

Firefighters rescue toddler who got head trapped between bars

1-year-old pulled from stairwell bars after becoming trapped at his kindergarten in Jerusalem.

Firefighters rescue toddler who got head trapped between bars

Rafael and Elazar Ohana died in Netanya fire

Elazar Ohana, 5, and younger brother Rafael, 3, identified as victims of Friday fire in Netanya apartment building.

Rafael and Elazar Ohana died in Netanya fireplayer

Fire threatens Samaria town, forcing residents to evacuate

Four fighter-fighting aircraft join effort to contain blaze next to Israeli town of Har Bracha in Samaria, forcing residents to evacuate.

Fire threatens Samaria town, forcing residents to evacuate

Israel bans fires in open areas throughout summer

Order from Fire and Rescue Services bans fires, bonfires, welding, in and around plants and populated areas.

Israel bans fires in open areas throughout summer

Over 1,000 fires extinguished throughout Israel

National Fire and Rescue Services says firestorm crisis is over. Fires caused by electric cables, Lag B'Omer bonfires, and arson.

Over 1,000 fires extinguished throughout Israel

Netanyahu: Thank you to my friend Sisi, the Egyptian president

Netanyahu thanks Egypt, as well as Greece, Croatia, Italy and Cyprus for sending firefighting aid to Israel. The PA also offers its help.

Netanyahu: Thank you to my friend Sisi, the Egyptian president

Fire near Negohot, residents evacuated from their homes

Netanyahu says that he intends to implement the recommendations to improve the firefighting system this year.

 Fire near Negohot, residents evacuated from their homes

Residents evacuated due to fires can return home

Italy, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus agree to send firefighting aircraft to help Israel take control of the raging fires.

Residents evacuated due to fires can return home

'Israel may need international support fighting wave of fires'

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan holds assessment on firefighting situation during Lag B'Omer heatwave.

'Israel may need international support fighting wave of fires'player

Old batteries spark fire in Jerusalem apartment

In a Purim miracle, a family's home goes up in flames as they spend the night at grandma's.

Old batteries spark fire in Jerusalem apartment

Toaster causes fire in Jerusalem yeshiva

13 injured after fire breaks out in Jerusalem yeshiva. Fire apparently caused by toaster oven used on mattress.

Toaster causes fire in Jerusalem yeshiva

'To be prepared for arson, fires, and earthquakes'

Israeli fire chief speaks about combating terror arson in the south and Judea and Samaria, preparations for major earthquake.

'To be prepared for arson, fires, and earthquakes'

A special day made this sick boy's dream come true

Rehovot Fire Department, municipality, and United Hatzalah make sick child's dream come true.

A special day made this sick boy's dream come true

One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

Fire and Rescue Commission lifts state of emergency, firefighters to resume normal work as of Tuesday.

One week later: Firefighters resume normal work routine

Fire spokesman blames winds for spate of wildfires

Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Yoram Levi said winds are the main source of fires, but did not rule out arson as a possible cause

Fire spokesman blames winds for spate of wildfires