New Year's Fire Review to be held at Tokyo Big Sight on Sunday
The annual New Year’s Fire Review, called “Dezomeshiki,” will take place at Tokyo Big Sight on Sunday.
This event is a spectacular demonstration of fire and disaster prevention performed by the Metropolitan Fire Department. It features firefighting drills, rescue, first aid, a parade of firefighting equipment and other various performances.
Performers demonstrate acrobatic stunts on top of bamboo ladders, while about 2,700 professional firefighters and members of community-based fire companies in Tokyo and more than 130 fire vehicles, helicopters and ships will be mobilized.
The review will be held from 9:30 a.m.