One dead, two in critical condition after blaze ravages Herzliya mall
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One dead, two in critical condition after blaze ravages Herzliya mall

Firefighter subdue fire; police launch invesitgation

Stuart Winer is a breaking news editor at The Times of Israel.

The Arena shopping mall, at the time only partly opened, in 2009. (photo by Matanya Tausig/Flash 90)
The Arena shopping mall, at the time only partly opened, in 2009. (photo by Matanya Tausig/Flash 90)

One man was killed and five others suffered from burns and smoke inhalation on Wednesday evening when a fire broke out in the Arena shopping mall in the Herzliya marina.

Two women were in critical condition. The casualties were evacuated to hospital by Magen David Adom medical teams.

Fire and rescue services that arrived at the scene succeeded in subduing the blaze. Police said they were investigating the cause of the fire.

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