Massive Fire Erupts at Israel Chemicals Factory Near Dimona

There were fears of people trapped at the Rotem Amfert factory, which produces fertilizer and phosphates.

Israel Fire and Rescue Services - Southern Region

A massive fire broke out Wednesday at a chemicals factory in southern Israel, near the city of Dimona.

There were no injuries or people trapped in the blaze at the Rotem Amfert factory, which produces fertilizer and phosphates and is part of the Israel Chemicals Limited group.

Some 20 firefighters were on the site fighting the flames.