NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. – Police and firefighters on Friday began investigating the fire that destroyed Okinawa’s Shuri Castle the previous day.
The fire, which started at around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, engulfed seven wooden buildings that occupied more than 4,000 sq. meters of a hill overlooking the prefectural capital of Naha. It was extinguished at around 1:30 p.m. There were no reports of injuries.