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Modified 27-Aug-16
Created 4-Sep-10
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Tokyo has 20 firefighting motorcycles for fast response through heavy traffic and narrow streets. I found three at the Nihonbashi main fire station. Two are always in service and the third is in reserve. My nickname for them is FIRECYCLES.

Pumper

Pumper

A-ONE Fire Unit

A-ONE Fire Unit

Nihonbashi L (Ladder?)

Nihonbashi  L (Ladder?)

Their 3 Firecycles

Their 3 Firecycles

Jaws of Life Hydraulic Power Unit

Jaws of Life Hydraulic Power Unit

Red lights & Siren/PA system

Red lights & Siren/PA system

In the driver's seat

In the driver's seat

Note the English labels

Note the English labels

Jaws of Life

Jaws of Life

Extinguishers, flares, etc.

Extinguishers, flares, etc.

Medical Kit

Medical Kit

Daily Check

Daily Check

They enjoy their job

They enjoy their job

More English

More English

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