Askul blaze blamed on forklift peeling out on cardboard

National Mar 2, 2017

Askul blaze blamed on forklift peeling out on cardboard

A nearly two-week fire that crippled an Askul Corp. warehouse in Saitama Prefecture was likely caused by a forklift that unintentionally peeled out on some cardboard during loading, sources said. While loading cardboard onto a truck in a cardboard storage space, the forklift driver said ...

Askul warehouse blaze in Saitama still raging four days on

National Feb 20, 2017

Askul warehouse blaze in Saitama still raging four days on

Four days have passed since a fire broke out at a warehouse used by office supply vender Askul Corp. in Saitama Prefecture, but there are still no prospects for putting it out, firefighters said. The three-story warehouse spans 72,000 sq. meters of floor space in ...