Before dawn on the 29th, a fire broke out in a house in Nishi-ku, Kobe, killing one person and causing cardiopulmonary arrest.

Police and fire departments are investigating the exact cause of the fire.

Around 1:45 am on the 29th, a neighbor reported to the fire department that a house was on fire in Kashinodai, Nishi-ku, Kobe.

According to the fire department, 21 fire engines came out to extinguish the fire, and the fire was extinguished after about two hours, but the fire burned a two-story wooden house, about 140 square meters.

Two women were rescued from the house at the scene, one of whom had already died and the other was taken to the hospital with cardiopulmonary arrest.

In addition, a woman in her 90s who evacuated on her own was taken to the hospital by smoking.

Police and fire departments are investigating the detailed causes of the fire.

The site is a residential area about 2 km southwest of Seishin Chuo Station on the Kobe Municipal Subway, and there is an elementary school in the immediate vicinity.