An early-morning fire at a 14-story apartment building in Tokyo’s Arakawa Ward killed one person Sunday, and five people are being treated for smoke inhalation, firefighters said.
The fire occurred at around 6:45 a.m. and swept through a 45-sq.-meter room on the 14th floor of the No. 13 Tokyo Municipal Apartment, according to the Tokyo Fire Department.
The department believes the deceased is Kyoji Haga, a self-employed man who lived in the room.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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