Two Major Fires Break out Near Tokyo, Japan
Posted by feww on August 24, 2015
Massive Fire Breaks Out at a Steel Plant in Kawasaki
A massive fire broke out at a steel plant in the industrial city of Kawasaki, near Haneda airport, about 25km from central Tokyo.
The fire started at a cooling tower in the plant, which is owned by Nippon Steel, a company official told AFP.
Sagamihara [pop: 850,000,] located 40km southwest of Tokyo, is the third most populous city in Kanagawa prefecture.
Eyewitnesses described the blasts as a series of continuous explosions that lasted up to 15 minutes.