Shortly after noon on the 3rd, an explosion sounded from a house that also served as a grilled meat restaurant in Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture, and the living part was greatly damaged, and one live-in employee was seriously injured.

Before 1:00 pm on the 3rd, a nearby person reported to the fire department that there was an explosion sound from a yakiniku restaurant in Kamisu, Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture.

According to the police and fire department, the residential part on the second floor above the yakiniku restaurant was greatly damaged, and a part-time employee boy who lived and worked at this restaurant was transported to the hospital.

According to the police, the employee came out of the building on his own, but he suffered burns to his face, neck and both arms, and it took a month to heal completely.

At that time, the yakiniku restaurant was out of business hours and there were no customers.

Police and firefighters are investigating the cause.