Explosion at U.S. base in Japan lights up night sky

Aug 24, 2015 7:52 AM by Cheryl Wengren

TOKYO (AP) - There are no injuries reported following several explosions and a large fire at a U.S. Army depot near Tokyo.

The blast early this morning happened at the Sagami General Depot in a city about 25 miles southwest of Tokyo.

The U.S. Army Japan says the building that exploded was storing compressed nitrogen, oxygen, Freon and air.


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