Production resumes at Bridgestone plant struck by fire

From Rubber & Plastics News
Tokyo-Production has reportedly resumed at Bridgestone Corp.’s truck and bus tyre plant in Amagi, Japan.

A fire broke out in the factory 20 Aug and was extinguished that day. Thirteen people suffered injuries, including burns and smoke inhalation, according to a Bridgestone statement. The cause of the fire or its damage were not immediately known.

Local media said the tyre maker resumed production 25 Aug, though the company did not issue a formal statement.

Bridgestone dealt with another fire last year at its Tochigi…

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