No injuries reported at Sagami depot, 25 miles southwest of Tokyo.
A huge explosion has erupted from a warehouse at a U.S military base in Sagamihara, Japan.
According to Reuters, “There are no reports of injury, and base firefighters and first responders are currently fighting the resulting fire to prevent its spread to nearby buildings.”
A Department of Defense spokesman later said the blast happened just after midnight local time “at a building on a US army post, the Sagami Depot in the city of Sagamihara, about 25 miles southwest of Tokyo."
Video footage has recently been posted on YouTube, which appears to show the explosion.
The Sagami depot is home to the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, concerned with army supply and logistics.
The cause of the fire is not immediately known. This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.