27.01.2011 22.Shevat, 5771
Public Security Minister demands additional 2,000 firefighters for Israel's fire services
Yitzhak Aharonovitch says number of firefighters in Israel relative to the population is among lowest in world.
Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch demanded Wednesday that Israel's Fire and Rescue Service receive an additional 2,000 firefighters over the coming four years, in order to come closer to European standards.
During a discussion regarding the transfer of the fire services to the Public Security Ministry, Aharonovitch said that the number of firefighters in Israel relative to the population is among the lowest in the western world….