According to the contact with the fire department and police in Sapporo City, a fire is coming out from the building of the outside market of the Central Wholesale Market in Chuo-ku, Sapporo City, and a lot of smoke is emitted.

The fire department is working to extinguish the fire, but so far there is no information on the injured person, and people in the vicinity have already evacuated.

In the footage of the scene captured by NHK, black smoke was rising from the building and red flames were blowing violently, and the fire department was calling on people nearby to evacuate.

What is the "outside market" where a fire is occurring?

The "outside market" of the central wholesale market in Chuo-ku, Sapporo, where the fire is occurring, is about 1 km west of JR Soen Station.

The outside market is composed of multiple buildings around the central wholesale market, and has more than 50 stores, including stores selling seafood in Hokkaido such as scallops and crabs, and is known to be visited by many tourists. I will.