The explosions occurred at the Sagami General Depot, a U.S. Army base in the city of Sagamihara, about 25 miles from Tokyo. Petroleum products and ammunition are stored at the Sagami General Depot, Fox News reported.
The city’s fire department said the blasts occurred shortly before 1 a.m. local time, RT, a Russian news network, reported. More than 10 fire trucks were dispatched to the site as a helicopter was reportedly heard circling above.
Videos and photos were shared on social media showing the site of the explosion on fire with smoke rising.
Several blasts are audible in the videos.
No injuries have yet been reported and the residents in nearby areas have not been evacuated.