Tag - tokyo-fire-department



Japan Times
Aug 26, 2020
Tokyo Fire Department teaches disaster prevention tips through Animal Crossing
A fictional island is allowing the world of the local fire department to continue, albeit in the virtual world.
Japan Times
Dec 16, 2019
Tokyo Fire Department releases criteria for halting resuscitation
The Tokyo Fire Department introduced on Monday criteria for stopping resuscitative efforts for patients in the terminal phase of illness.
Japan Times
Oct 13, 2019
Fukushima woman being rescued by helicopter dies after being accidentally dropped 40 meters
A Tokyo Fire Department helicopter rescuing a 77-year-old woman in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, who had been isolated because of flooding caused by Typhoon Hagibis, accidentally dropped her about 40 meters to the ground because her rescuers did not properly attach her to the rope when they were attempting...
Japan Times
Aug 20, 2019
Tokyo prepares for summer heat of 2020 Olympics with more ambulances and language support
While organizers are striving to mitigate heat risks for visitors, it is also seen as necessary to plan for a large number of people requiring medical attention.
Japan Times
Jan 24, 2017
A blaze in Tokyo high-rise kills one, hospitalizes 10 others
One woman died and another 10 people were injured after a fire broke out in a 26-story condominium high-rise in Tokyo's Toshima Ward early Tuesday morning.
Sep 5, 2015
Blaze hits restaurant area near Tokyo's Shibuya Station
With sirens blaring, more than 20 fire engines broke up the weekend mood in Tokyo's busy Shibuya district Saturday evening as firefighters arrived to extinguish a blaze at a building near the station.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 3, 2015
Tokyo considers rewards for administering first aid
In what is expected to be a first in Japan, the Metropolitan Fire Department may offer financial aid to people who administer first aid to accident and disaster victims, an official said Friday.


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