Blaze engulfs northeast Japan waterfront after quake
TOKYO (Reuters) - Fire engulfed a large waterfront area in northeastern Japan after a massive earthquake Friday, TV footage taken from a military plane showed.
Houses and other buildings were ablaze across large swathes of land in Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, near Sendai city, public broadcaster NHK showed. The city, with a population of 74,000, has residential, light industry and fishing areas.
(Reporting by Chisa Fujioka; Editing by Edmund Klamann)
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