A large fire broke out Friday between Habonim Beach and the Atlit area in near the Carmel Beach (Hof HaCarmel). The place is engulfed in heavy smoke which also spread to parts of the Coastal Highway.
Seven fire fighting teams from the Hadera Fire Department and two firefighting aircrafts were working to extinguish the fire. Train activity in the area has been halted.
Lately there were several similar incidents in the area which the police are investigating.