United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs are currently responding to an explosion that took place near the town of Tamra that caused a large fire which included the destruction and burning of chemical tanks. 

United Hatzalah regional director Naftali Rotenberg said: "United Hatzalah volunteers treated numerous people suffering various degrees of injuries as a result of the explosion. It has not yet been determined what caused the explosion. Our volunteers will be staying on the field until all the injured are treated and transported from the scene. "