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Breaking News: 27 people feared dead after blaze in central Osaka
12:37 JST, December 17, 2021
More than 20 people were feared dead following a blaze at a building in a commercial district of Osaka City on Friday morning.
The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the eight-story building, according to the Osaka City Fire Department, and according to reports, 27 people were in a state of “cardiopulmonary arrest.”
The Osaka prefectural police are investigating the case on suspicion of arson.
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