Let’s learn from the experience of others – How do burn accidents happen? Each week we’ll alert you to new stories:
Posts tagged "Burn"
In 2012 we opened up our first Burn Care Gemach to residents of the Old City, run by Shifra, an oil fire burn victim, read her story here. In Aug. 2012, Chaya Malka had a visit with “Pippie” the three-year-old burn victim from South Africa who has made front-page headlines because of a revolutionary skin transplant operation […]Africa, Burn, Chaya Malka Burn Foundation, Family, healing, israel, Kitchen, Old City, Potato pancake, safety, Shabbat, Smoke detector, South Africa
Each night for 6 weeks when my husband said goodnight to me in the ICU burn unit of Hadassah Hospital, he never knew if I’d be alive when he returned the next morning. After my brush with death in a house fire in 1981, the first days were consumed with a constant plea: Please let me continue to be a wife to […]Baruch Hashem, Besiyata Dishmaya, Burn, Burn center, Ein Kerem, Hallel, Hashem, Simcha Holtzberg
During my trip I had the opportunity to tour the Grossman Burn Center in downtown Phoenix. Their mission is to restore patients to as close to their pre-injury condition as possible in a compassionate environment. The first thing I noticed was that it did not look like a hospital. A large tree, a one meter […]Burn, Burn center, Grossman
Fire can engulf a house in 60 seconds! Make sure you have a safe and quick method of escape! A Good Warning to us all My brother and his wife learned a hard lesson this last week. Their house burned down; nothing left but ashes. They have good insurance, so the home will be […]Burn, Carbon monoxide detector, fire, Glade, Health, Plug-ins, safety, Smoke detector, Structure fire, Tobacco
My Chanukah Miracle Last Yom Kippur True story by S.B.: I’m here this Chanukah because I panicked when a pot of hot oil on the stove burst into flames. Since I had no idea of how to stop an oil fire, had I acted calmer I would have done the wrong thing and caused an […]Burn, Hanukkah, true stories, valve