Fire breaks out at Toyota's head office site; no injuries
Japan Today -- Aug 31
A fire broke out at Toyota Motor Corp's technology development facility on its head office site in Aichi Prefecture on Friday, but no injuries were reported, police said.

A security guard reported smoke around 4:50 p.m. to the local fire department in the city of Toyota. The smoke spread throughout the eighth floor at the top of the building before being contained around an hour and a half later.

The company said the fire was extinguished at 7:10 p.m. after all 1,300 employees inside the building had evacuated outside and it did not affect automotive production.

News source: Japan Today
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