Restaurant explosion accident Gas leak near Chubo or Fukushima Koriyama August 2 13:26
In an explosion at a restaurant in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, it was found that the gas pipes extending from outdoor gas cylinders were drawn into the store near the chubo. The police and fire department are investigating the possibility that gas leaked from the vicinity of the chubo and filled the store because the man who was working in the bunch the day before said that “it smelled gas”.
In the explosion that occurred at the restaurant “Shabu shabu hot vegetable Koriyama Shin-Sakura street store” in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, a man who was the site supervisor of the renovation was killed, and a total of 19 people including nearby residents were seriously injured, and the police and fire department conducted on-site verification for two days to investigate the cause of the explosion.
According to the person concerned, it was found that the gas pipe extending from the cylinder of propane gas which was outdoors was pulled into the store in the vicinity of the chubo through the basement, and it was connected to the gas stove and the rice cooker etc.
The day before the explosion, construction work was carried out to replace the gas stove with an IH cooker, and the man who was working said that “gas was smelling in the store”, and the police and fire department are investigating the possibility that gas leaked from the vicinity of the chubo from the day before the explosion and filled the store.