Report of a fire incident at DIC Saitama Plant (1st report)
- News Release
Tokyo, Japan–DIC Corporation announced today that at 19:30 pm on August 3rd fire occurred at our Saitama Plant. We apologize to the neighbors and all those concerned for any inconvenience caused.
Information currently available is as follows. (August 4, 10:30)
|Date of incident||Saturday, 19:30pm, August 3, 2019|
*Fire has already subsided and is under control
|Venue of incident||Multi-story warehouse for hazardous materials DIC Corporation Saitama Plant 4472-1, Komuro, Ina-machi, Kita-Adachi-gun Saitama 362-8577, Japan|
|Effect on buildings||Multi-story warehouse for hazardous materials was burned down.|
There is no significant spread to other facilities, however there is some damage to the adjacent buildings.
|Effect on environment||Information is being collected intensively.|
|Effect on community||Some nearby residents were evacuated. In addition, the public road in front of the plant was blocked however is now released. Other effects are being reviewed.|
|Causes and countermeasures||Causes of the incident are under investigation. DIC will fully cooperate with relevant authorities for implementation of appropriate measures.|
|Effect on production||Effect on production is being reviewed.|
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