Two dead in house fire, possibly father and son, Asahi City, Chiba
CHIBA – Two people, presumed to be father and son, have died in a house fire.
Two dead in house fire, possibly father and son, Asahi City, Chiba (JNN)
At around 6:30 a.m. on the morning of the 17th, a nearby resident in Asahi City, Chiba Prefecture, called 119 to report that a house was on fire. According to the police and fire department, the fire was extinguished about an hour later, but the two-story wooden house was burned down, and a man who was rescued from the scene died.
It is believed that a couple in their 60s and a son in his 30s lived in the house, and the police are rushing to identify the bodies as the father and son.
A woman who is believed to be the mother was taken to the hospital with injuries, and the police plan to interview the woman to find out what caused the fire.
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