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The Volunteer Fire Department

『Department Description』
The volunteer firemen are ordinarily dispatched to help firemen for disaster and emergency rescue. At a time when there are not sufficient firemen, the volunteer firemen make a great contribution to the implementation of the fire fighting work by the government and protection of the public life and properties. The dedication to and protection of society by volunteer firemen receive great acclaims from the public.

『Organization and Equipment』
There are 1550 volunteers in the Volunteer Fire Fighting Department, with one corps, twelve volunteer fire fighting companies, thirty-four volunteer fire fighting branches, and twelve women disaster prevention promotion brigades.

Rescue Equipment─
In FY2007, 351 sets of rescue are purchased for volunteer firemen for the rescue purposes.
Data: 2016-08-12


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