Deadly Fire at Animation Studio in Japan: Officials Suspect Arson

Japanese fire officials say nearly two dozen people are either dead or presumed dead following a fire at an animation production studio in Kyoto.

Video shows a thick cloud of smoke rising from the building early Thursday morning.

And you can see flames pouring from the windows.

An official with the Kyoto Fire Department says 13 people have been confirmed dead and 10 are presumed dead.

In addition, 36 people are hurt. Some of them critically.

Among the injured is a man officials believe started the fire.

He’s now being investigated for arson.