On Sunday evening, February 12, in the Jerusalem hospital «Shaare Zedek» has died on 85-year-old Yosef Shalom injured in a fire in his apartment on the street And Zabar.
A man, confined to a wheelchair, was evacuated by rescuers from the burning apartment. In critical condition the victim was taken to the hospital, where doctors were forced to admit his death.
Police and fire service are investigating the circumstances of the fire.
On Sunday evening a fire in a private house on the street, Menuha ve Bugger in Od HaSharon suffered 80-year-old man.
The condition of the victim was assessed by paramedics as critical. After a series of resuscitation they had to verify death of the man.
Investigators of the fire service launched an investigation into the causes of the fire.