Report of offensive odor again in Yokohama City and Yokosuka City Fire department to analyze ingredients October 14, 18:36

While there were a series of reports of "offensive odors" in Kanagawa Prefecture, several reports of offensive odors were received in Yokohama City and Yokosuka City on the 14th.

Of these, in Yokosuka City, air is collected by firefighters and Kanagawa Prefecture is proceeding with the analysis of the components.

On the 14th in Kanagawa Prefecture, several reports such as "It smells strange" were sent to the fire department in Yokosuka City and Yokohama City. Of these, in Yokosuka City, it was past 3 pm at the city's fire department, and there was a strange smell outside. It means that the staff confirmed.

Immediately, the staff collected the outside air with a dedicated device and is currently analyzing the components at the "Environmental Science Center" in the prefecture in Hiratsuka City.

The result is that it is expected to be revealed later this week.

On the other hand, on the afternoon of the 14th, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokosuka City, Miura City, police and Japan Coast Guard staff gathered to hold a meeting, and in the future, 40 air sampling equipment will be borrowed from the Ministry of the Environment to serve as a sample. We agreed to expand our system for collecting air.

After that, we confirmed that the relevant local governments and organizations would strengthen cooperation to investigate the cause.

Yoichi Hasegawa, Chief of the Air and Water Quality Division of Kanagawa Prefecture, said, "The quality of the odor and the direction of the wind at that time have been different, and it seems that it is not always caused by one factor. I want to find out the cause and hurry to find out the cause. "

Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato "No information on human involvement"

Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said at a press conference in the afternoon, "At this point, we have not received such information regarding the possibility of human involvement such as terrorism. The source of the offensive odor has not been identified, and the causative substance Has not been confirmed by the government. "

On top of that, "I am worried that the good living environment and health of the local residents may be impaired. Information is being shared with the relevant local governments, centered on the Ministry of the Environment, and will continue to be carried out as necessary. We would like to cooperate with the survey, such as dispatching experts. "