A massive blaze has broken out outside Japan’s famous Tsukiji fish market, which attracts thousands of tourists daily.
Store owners and tourists have been forced to evacuate as the incident continues on Thursday (Aug 3) afternoon, the news.com.au portal reported.
The fire started at about 3pm in a three-storey building, the report said, citing the Tokyo Fire Department. Local reports suggest three buildings are now on fire since the main blaze broke out, making it a total of four fires, the report added.
A total of 25 fire trucks are on the scene. No reports of injuries or fatalities have emerged yet as plumes of smoke continue to emerge from the area. (StraitsTimes)