A two-year-old girl died in an apartment fire in Kawasaki on Tuesday morning. Police said the fire was most likely an accident. The fire occurred at about 8 a.m. in the apartment on the third flood of a condominium.
A family of six lived in the apartment, police said. The dead girl was identified as Haruka Uemura. The girl's father Takayuki, 22, and his second son, 4, suffered from smoke inhalation and are in a serious condition in hospital, police said Wednesday morning.
According to police, Uemura's wife had taken their oldest son, 6, to school. Uemura's mother, who lived with the family, was out at the time.© News reports