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Fire breaks out at Kagohara Station on JR East’s Takasaki Line
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Fire breaks out at Kagohara Station on JR East’s Takasaki Line
From: The Japan Times
Date: 16/03/16

KUMAGAYA, SAITAMA PREF. – A fire broke out at a station on East Japan Railway Co.’s Takasaki Line in the early hours on Tuesday, affecting some 210,000 passengers.

The blaze broke out at Kagohara Station in Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture, at around 3:55 a.m. No one was injured by the fire, which was extinguished 40 minutes after it started.

The operator, also called JR East, suspended 258 trains traveling on the Takasaki Line between Honjo and Kumagaya stations north of Tokyo. It also halved the number of trains in service from the normal level between Kumagaya Station and Omiya Station, also in Saitama.

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