A fire at a warehouse in Tokyo was extinguished for six hours

© REUTERS / KyodoПожар in a warehouse in Tokyo, Japan. 20 Jun 2017A fire at a warehouse in Tokyo was extinguished for six hours© REUTERS / Kyodo

Six hours and 50 fire engines were required to extinguish Tuesday’s fire at a powerful due to the demolition of the grocery warehouse in Tokyo, according to the Agency Kyodo.

According to him, the fire occurred at the warehouse of the company «Meiji» in the area of Koto-ku.

One person was seriously injured and taken to hospital. During the fire there were 25 people.

According to police, the fire started on the second floor of a 4-storey building. According to the channel NHK, the fire covered an area of about 5,000 square meters.

The base was used for the distribution of dairy products, but since March this year there was demolition of the building. The fire occurred at a distance of 300 metres from residential buildings and metro stations.

Massive fire engulfs building in #Tokyo https://t.co/Zrisb9H4Eb pic.twitter.com/3Eeqvbihxf

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