Gas truck started to leak in Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood in the capital • Fire fighters, MDA and police arrived at the scene
Scenic event at Pisgat Zeev BM // Photo: IDF spokeswoman for Israel
Fire fighters from the Hazardous Substances Unit of the Jerusalem District carry out advanced operations to seal a massive gas leak from a gas tanker on Uri Ben Ari Street in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood of Jerusalem.
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The operations carried out on the ground by the fire fighters are intended to prevent the explosion and explosion of the large gas leaking from the tanker. Along with these actions, and by directing firefighters and rescues to Israel, the electric company cut off electricity in nearby streets in a controlled manner, to help prevent electric spark from igniting and exploding the gas.
Houses at Pisgat Zeev were evacuated due to gas leak from truck // Photo: Jerusalem District spokeswoman
Fire and Rescue Monitoring Engineers for Israel The Jerusalem District is constantly monitoring advanced detectors, at which time high gas values are being measured in the leak area. The firefighting and rescue forces working in the area are secured by the Jerusalem District's Magen David Adom forces and by the Israeli police, who are regulating the movement of vehicles in the area and removing civilians from the site of the leak.
Earlier, fire fighters from the Israel Police's Hazardous Substances Unit evacuated the nearby residents for fear of being hit. No injuries were reported so far.