Tokyo Fire Department releases criteria for halting resuscitation

National 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. Until now the department had no clear guidance for how ambulance workers should respond if they are asked to stop resuscitative efforts. The new criteria call ...

A blaze in Tokyo high-rise kills one, hospitalizes 10 others

National 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. According to the Tokyo Fire Department, which received a call around 4:25 a.m., the fire started in a second-floor ...

National 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. No one was injured in the fire, which broke out around 6:20 ...