3 people rescued after large fire breaks out in facility in Haifa

A number of explosions were heard as the fire spread in the facility.

 Fire at facility in Haifa, June 26, 2022 (photo credit: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE)
Fire at facility in Haifa, June 26, 2022
(photo credit: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE)

Three people were rescued from their home after a large fire broke out in a logistical and industrial facility in Haifa on early Sunday morning, according to Israel Fire and Rescue Services.

The fire broke out in a number of buildings containing hazardous materials close to a residential building on Bar Yehuda Street in Haifa.

 Fire at facility in Haifa, June 26, 2022 (credit: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE) Fire at facility in Haifa, June 26, 2022 (credit: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE)

A number of explosions were heard as the fire spread in the facility.

Firefighters were continuing to fight the blaze as of Sunday morning.