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Explosion, fire reported at central Japan's thermal power station

Tokyo, Jan 31 (UNI) An explosion occurred Wednesday at a thermal power station in central Japan's Aichi prefecture, with fire and rising black smoke seen on site, according to local media.
The blast took place at around 3 p.m. local time (0600 GMT) at the plant run by JERA Co., a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co., local police said.
Local fire departments and authorities so far confirmed no injuries resulting from the explosion at the JERA Taketoyo Thermal Power Station.
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