Japan: Fire Reported on Shimakaze Destroyer Ship

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
October 9, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A fire was reported on the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force missile destroyer Shimakaze, said the Coast Guard.

Voice of America correspondent Steve Herman reported on the incident but did not elaborate.

He also did not disclose where the destroyer was when the fire broke out.

It is unclear if there were any injuries.

Story is developing; check back for updates.

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.