Bridgestone says fire to cut 2003 profit by Y2 bln

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TOKYO, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Top Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone Corp said on Wednesday that a recent fire at one of its domestic plants would cut its group net profit for the year to December 2003 by two billion yen to 78 billion yen ($694.4 million). Full production at the fire-hit tyre plant in Tochigi prefecture, which accounts for 13 percent of its domestic production, will not resume until September 2004, the company said in a statement. ($1=112.31 Yen)

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