Hyper Rescue - the best squad of rescuers in Tokyo
• Hyper Rescue - the best rescue squad in Tokyo
A total of ten. Tokyo - four. These special groups of rescuers are among the best in the world - they are the best-equipped, well-trained, mobile, always ready to help. Therefore, they are called Hyper Rescue, and the selection of the competition in such a squad of ten people in place.
Each candidate is first 2-month course, where 50 people were taken half. And take in the Hyper Rescue teams only those who have worked as a lifeguard in conventional fire brigade (of 24 teams in Tokyo).
I arrived at №2 unit, which specializes in working in the conditions of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes. Detachment on duty hour - 60 fighters divided into three shifts. Almost the entire staff of the unit №2 worked in the areas destroyed by the tsunami, and to the liquidation of the accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant.
We started with the fact that the commander of Kiyoshi Sato showed photos of the album of the places where rescuers worked Hyper Rescue. This is Japan, and New Zealand and other countries.
Children paint job their Dad.
In the kitchen, two soldiers on duty shift cooked breakfast himself and his comrades.
Bedroom duty shift.
Deputy Chief of the detachment, Mr. Makoto Aoyama began airing technique, which is equipped with a detachment from ordinary fire engine, here are a few of these.
This Japanese perfect order.
Aoyama-san proudly emphasizes that all the equipment in the unit only in Japan.
Part squad just returned from a field exercise. The floor is laid out thermal suits.
This container - two kilometers of the hose.
In the yard of the soldiers returning from exercises packaged inventory.
It is ready for action new equipment that came in the squad. Part of cars and tractors after Fukushima has been replaced by new ones.
The area unit is also a testing ground for training. As well as building on the right, where the work out salvation in the elevators and in the closed, dark rooms, a maze.
Aoyama-san revealed that he is in excellent shape.
Especially for guests from Moscow showed the deployment of mobile hospital for eight seats.
Since 1996, when the Hyper Rescue №2 unit was created, none of its employees was killed in the line of duty.