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Large Flames Seen in Night Sky as Fire Burns in Tokyo's Koto-ku Ward

Several houses were burned in a fire in a residential area of Tokyo’s Koto-ku ward early in the morning on Monday, December 6, according to local news reports.

Local media citing the Metropolitan Police Department reported a man, who appeared to be a resident, claimed that he had “ignited his house”.

This footage filmed by Twitter user @mitsu616 shows smoke rising from nearby flames. Credit: @mitsu616 via Storyful

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