Report of a fire incident at DIC Saitama Plant (1st report)

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Aug. 4, 2019

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 incidentSaturday, 19:30pm, August 3, 2019
*Fire has already subsided and is under control
Venue of incidentMulti-story warehouse for hazardous materials DIC Corporation Saitama Plant 4472-1, Komuro, Ina-machi, Kita-Adachi-gun Saitama 362-8577, Japan
Effect on buildingsMulti-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 environmentInformation is being collected intensively.
Effect on communitySome 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 countermeasuresCauses of the incident are under investigation. DIC will fully cooperate with relevant authorities for implementation of appropriate measures.
Effect on productionEffect on production is being reviewed.


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