Location: Tachibana area in the Sumida ward of Tokyo, Japan
There are media reports of a fire that broke out at 10:00 on December 27 in a Daiichi Chemical Industry factory located 400 meters east of the Higashi-Azuma Station on the Tobu Kameido Line in Sumida ward.
Firefighters are still trying to control the fire, and the Sumida ward authorities have set up a disaster task force.
Sumida Ward Disaster Prevention Division
Avoid the area, monitor local media for updates, and follow all guidance from local authorities on how to stay safe.
- U.S. Embassy Tokyo
Telephone: 03-3224-5000, After-Hours: 03-3224-5000
- U.S. Consulate General Osaka-Kobe
- U.S. Consulate Nagoya
- U.S. Consulate Fukuoka
- U.S. Consulate General Sapporo
- U.S. Consulate General Naha
- State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747