An 11-year-old boy died in a fire at a municipal housing complex in Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture, on Sunday.
According to police, the fire started on the 2nd floor of the house at about 1:30 p.m., NTV reported. The fire was extinguished about an hour later, at which point the boy's body was found.
The boy has been identified as Akihito Oshima. NTV quoted police as saying that seven family members lived in the house, and that Akihito was home alone when the fire started.
Firefighters said Monday they have not determined how the fire started, NTV reported.© Japan Today