Aug 28, 2013

Fire agency looks to upgrade volunteer firefighter clothing, equipment

The central government will reportedly improve protective clothing and equipment provided to volunteer firefighters across the country after 254 such volunteers were killed in the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The internal affairs ministry’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency has decided to review standards ...

Jul 28, 2013

Retirement jobs sought for firefighters

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency will conduct a survey to find appropriate jobs for retired firefighters so their knowledge and experience can be put to effective use, sources said. The survey will be conducted in August and September mainly at fire departments and ...