Fire in densely populated area of factories and houses Chiba Funabashi Feb 24 10:57
On the morning of the 24th, there was a fire in an area where factories and houses in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture are densely packed, and the firefighters are fighting fire.
According to the firefighting, at 10 am on the 24th, there were several reports in Sakae-cho, Funabashi-shi, Chiba that black smoke was rising, indicating that 21 fire engines and ambulances were in use.
In the NHK camera footage, black smoke is rising to cover the nearby highway.
The site is located about 1.5 km southwest of Funabashi Station, where there are many factories and houses. There is no detailed information about the building where the fire started or whether there are any injured people.
The JR Keiyo Line and the Higashi Kanto Expressway are nearby, but it has not been affected by the fire so far.