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Huge Fire breaks out at Japan steel plant near Haneda airport
« on: August 24, 2015, 10:54:06 AM »

A huge blaze at a steel plant next to Tokyo's Haneda International Airport led to arriving flights being diverted briefly to an alternative landing strip. The fire broke out at the facility owned by Nippon Steel in Kawasaki City Monday morning, Kota Tanabe, a spokesman with Kawasaki City Fire department told CNN. Tanabe said 16 fire engines and a helicopter were deployed.Twitter user Daisuke_Trip was on a plane at Haneda airport when he snapped this picture of the fire A large fire has broken out at a steel plant near Haneda airport south of the Japanese capital, Tokyo. There have been no reports of injuries, say Japanese officials. A fire official told AFP the blaze started at a 2m-tall (6.7 ft) cooling tower at a factory.


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