Police are investigating three suspicious fires which destroyed three washing machines in an apartment building in Tokyo's Nerima Ward this week.
According to police, the first fire occurred on the afternoon of Nov 30. A washing machine located in the corridor outside a first-floor apartment was set on fire, Fuji TV reported. The second fire occurred at around 3 p.m. on Dec 2, destroying a washing machine located in front of the same apartment. About 5 1/2 hours later, another washing machine on the second floor of the same building was set on fire.
No one was hurt by the fires, police said, adding that someone had put garbage in each washing machine and then set it on fire.© Japan Today