|ladder trucks of Kobe City Fire Department|
Dezome-shiki(出初式, The New Year parade of fire brigades) is an event of the first work day of the new year held by fire fighting officials in early January.
|Kobe City Fire Department helicopter rescue demonstration|
Dates of the event differ from region to region. The event includes modern firefighting demonstration, traditional firefighters' acrobatic performances on ladders and performances by fire department bands.
|water-discharge exercise by Kobe City Fire Department fireboats|
|water-discharge exercise by Kobe City Fire Department firetrucks|
|Kobe City Fire Department Band|
|Himeji Fire Department color guard|
traditional firefighters' acrobatic performances on ladders
firemen's standards at the Himeji Fire Department dezome-shiki
photos by 神戸観光壁紙写真集