Bridgestone says Japan tyre plant catches fire

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TOKYO, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Bridgestone Corp. said on Friday one of its domestic factories has caught fire, less than a year after a huge blaze at another tyre plant forced its closure and dealt a significant blow to the firm's earnings. Japan's top tyre maker said it had no other information, including the cause or scope of the fire, or whether any employees were injured. Kyodo news agency reported, however, that 13 people had been injured at the Amagi plant in Fukuoka, southern ...

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