Forest fire in Japan covered 90 hectares


TOKYO, Jan. 25 — RIA Novosti. Erupted on Monday wildfire in Hyogo prefecture on the island of Honshu in Japan has already spread to 90 hectares, there were no injuries, fire continued from the ground and from the air, according to the local fire department.

The fire occurred in a wooded area near the town of Takasago. Now the flame spread along the ridge.

According to firefighters, Tuesday at 5:30 (Monday 23.30 MSK) "burned a total of 90 acres."

South of the fire to a few hundred meters you will find homes. By Tuesday morning 45 local residents took shelter in a room for public meetings, which is located nearby.

According to firefighters, there were no injuries. Damage to residential buildings is also not been applied. However, the fire has not yet subsided.

RIA Novosti

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