Residents said that the incident caught them off guard, as they received no warning in advance.
The shocking view shows two massive flames coming out of the chimney-looking torches, emitting black smoke to the surrounding area.
Environmental Protection Minister MK Gila Gamliel declared in response to the decision, that "the closure of polluting factories from Haifa Bay has begun."
Recent event puts spotlight on danger of chemicals in home front.
Caused by burning of landfill waste, according to the report. However, emissions from the industrial Haifa Bay area – traditionally a major source of pollution – continued to decrease.
The Ministry of Health denied that air pollution causes high morbidity rate, but the numbers tell a different story.
One million people from Netanya to Haifa are wondering what is inscribed for them… in the Tama 37/H gas plan. Not milk and honey apparently.
Haifa Chemicals workers are being fired after Israel’s High Court ordered to close the ammonia tank in the Haifa port over security concerns.
The company’s closure would be a bad sign for Israeli business and its burgeoning hi-tech industry.
On Thursday morning, workers burned tires and blocked the entrance to the southern factory, located in the Mishor Rotem Industrial Zone, just east of Dimona and south of Arad.