On the night of the 2nd, in Hakodate City, Hokkaido, there was a fire that burned at least four houses, including houses, and two people were found dead in the house at the source of the fire.

Police are checking the identities of the two people who died in the house and are investigating the cause of the fire.

Around 6:30 pm on the 2nd, a person living nearby reported to the fire department that "black smoke is coming out of the building and you can see the flames" in Shinkawa-cho, Hakodate.



The fire spread to the surrounding buildings, at least three, and was extinguished after about four and a half hours as a result of 21 fire trucks fighting the fire, but two people were found dead in the house at the source of the fire. ..



According to the police, after the fire, the two people living in this house could not be contacted, so the police are checking the identities of the two people who died and investigating the cause of the fire. increase.



A man living nearby said, "I was surprised when I got out of the house. A fire blew from the first floor of the house toward the road and it was burning violently."



The site is a corner of a residential area about 1 km from JR Hakodate Station.

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