4 houses burned down, 2 people died Residents' couple or Aomori Ajigasawa Feb 17 13:04
At dawn on the 17th, four houses were burnt down in Ajigasawa-cho, Aomori Prefecture, and two bodies were found from a house that was thought to be the origin of the fire. Police are investigating the possibility that the couple may have died, as they have lost contact with the couple living in the house after the fire.
Around 0:30 am on the 17th, a man living nearby reported to the fire department that the house of Mr. Heisaku Saito (77) in Maido-cho, Ajigasawa-machi was burning.
The fire was extinguished approximately 10 hours later, but four 100-square-meter houses, including a two-story wooden house and three adjacent houses, were completely burned out, and the first floor of Mr. Saito's house was burned out. Found two bodies from.
According to the police, Mr. Saito lives with his 58-year-old wife and has lost contact with them after the fire.
Police suspected that Mr. and Mrs. Saito may have died, and are hurrying to identify themselves and investigating the cause of the fire.