Jerusalem: 36 slightly injured from smoke inhalation due to fire

6 teams of firefighters were rushed to an apartment building in Jerusalem’s Givat Mordechai neighborhood last night due to a huge blaze. Many people were trapped in the building and needed to be rescued by the firefighters. 36 people were slightly injured due to smoke inhalation.
Givat Mordechai, last night Photo Credit: Jerusalem Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson/Channel 2 News

A fire broke out last night (Sunday) at an apartment building in Jerusalem’s Givat Mordechai neighborhood. Many people were initially trapped in the building but firefighters were able to rescue all of them. It appears that there was an explosion before the fire.

Dozens of people were rescued from the burning building by firefighters. Many of the victims were babies. 36 people were slightly injured due to smoke inhalation. The wounded were transported to 3 different hospitals in Jerusalem.

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