Kalansuwa shopping center destroyed by fire, 25 fire teams on site – .

Kalansuwa shopping center destroyed by fire, 25 fire teams on site – .

Fire at Kalansuwa shopping center, October 16, 2021 (CREDIT: Israel Fire and Rescue Services)
A huge fire broke out in the Z Center shopping mall in Kalansuwa, central Israel on Saturday, causing the second floor of the building to collapse, and the rest were intentionally destroyed by firefighters and rescue teams for try to prevent the fire from spreading. spread further.

The fire broke out early Saturday afternoon and an initial assessment revealed that the fire had started during maintenance work on the second floor, Army Radio reported.

A mass evacuation of buyers was carried out by Israeli police and the Israeli fire and rescue services as part of ongoing efforts to put out the blaze, and seven people, including a policeman, were slightly injured.

The top floor of the building collapsed after an hour, raising concerns that the ground floor would follow suit, and as a result, the firefighters were cautious and focused only on the extinguishing external flames.

However, they later destroyed the entire structure, in an attempt to contain the flames and prevent them from spreading further to the gas canisters stored on the first floor.

A total of 25 fire crews and three fire cranes worked on the scene to extinguish the blaze and took control shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday night.


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