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Konan fire brigade

Last update date July 2, 2020

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Introduction of Konan fire brigade

What is member of fire brigade?

Member of fire brigade of Konan Ward is local government employee of part-time service special positions in the civil service to play an active part to protect life, property of Yokohama citizen with mind of regionalism to "protect hometown!". In Konan fire brigade, various types of industry such as office worker and full-time homemaker, part or students from 18 years old to 70 years old are doing fire brigade activity.


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What kind of activity do you carry out?

We carry out training or the training every day to prepare for large-scale disaster such as earthquake disaster and storm and flood damage commencing with fire. In addition, we are doing activity to prevent fires through fire prevention, the disaster prevention guard at lifesaving class to school and event of Neighborhood Associations, fire prevention public information other than disaster activity. In addition, there are various area characteristics such as large-scale pulling in customers facility or downtown, large-scale housing complex which centered on Kami-Ooka Station, Konandai Station, and every each branch office works on correspondence that accepted each area.

Can fire brigade be active in women?

46 woman members play an active part in Konan fire brigade. Many woman members participate in fire brigade activity that there is relatively little participation of male member such as lifesaving classes in infant disaster prevention instruction and school and Neighborhood Associations using "doll" "picture-story show". In addition, not only we handle menu same as male member in everyday various training, but also perform the woman member skill up training, and it is valuable force.

What is Konan fire brigade?

In 1969, Yokohama-shi reorganized four wards with increase of population newly in 10 administrative sections and became 14 administrative sections, and we independently separated from Minami Ward, and Konan Ward was born. Fire brigade separated from Ooka, Yokohama-shi fire brigade, too, and Konan, Yokohama-shi fire brigade started newly. At the time of start, we engaged in fire brigade activity to protect Konan inhabitant of a ward about 96,000 human life, body, property from disaster under 1 headquarters, five branch offices, appliance depot five, kahanshikishokatadoryoku pump five, situation of 248 fire station's leader or younger. As Konan Ward was developing, and development of Shimonagaya, Kaminagaya, the Serigaya area was performed flourishingly, one branch offices were built more newly on April 1, 1982 for the purpose of planning reinforcement of the disaster prevention system of this area, and it was six branch office systems in those days. In 1997, member of woman fire brigade joined, and, as of November 1, 2007, fire brigade worked with 1 headquarters, six branch offices, appliance depot 22, kahanshikishokatadoryoku pump 23, kahanshikishokatadoryoku pump loading car 18, lower than Leader firefighting 266, but, based on "maintenance guideline of firefighting" shown by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Fire and Disaster Management Agency, performed reorganization of Konan fire brigade organization on April 1, 2008. As a result, the old first branch office integrated with the second branch office and became new 2 branch office and 6 branch offices succeeded name of the old first branch office and became new 1 branch office. By this, it became 1 headquarters, five branch office systems.

Training of Konan fire brigade

Police station group cooperation storm and flood damage measures training - Thursday, June 25, 2020

In late years we trained to plan cooperation reinforcement of correspondence ability at the time of disaster occurrence and police station group with heavy rain and typhoon season to occur frequently near at hand.

The organization system of Konan fire brigade

Organization (as of April 1, 2020) of Konan fire brigade
The fire brigade headquarters 1 headquarters
The number of the branch offices 5 branch offices
The number of the groups 15 groups
The number of the members 279 people
Woman fire brigade number (inner number) 46 people
Loading car 16
Appliance depot 17
kahanshikishokatadoryoku pump 20

Lineup according to rank (appointment) of Konan fire brigade
Rank The staff
Leader One
Vice-leader Two people
Headquarters's manager Three people
Manager of branch office Five people
Manager of vice-branch office 11 people
Manager 28 people
Group leader 43 people
Member 186 people

Catchment area of Konan fire brigade

The first branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group From 1, Higashinagaya from 2 (is excluded partly), 1, Serigaya from 5, Higashiserigaya, 1, Shimonagaya 2 (is excluded partly)
The second group From 1, Shimonagaya 6 (is excluded partly), 1, Higiriyama (is excluded partly)
The third group From 1, Higashinagaya 3 (is excluded partly), 4, Serigaya (is excluded partly)

The second branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group It is 3, 1, Kamiookanishi from 1, Kamiookahigashi
The second group It is 3 from 2, Kamiookahigashi (excluded partly), 2, Kamiookanishi
The third group It is 2 from 3, most door 1 from 1, Okubo

The third branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group From Konan 1 6, Konan Chuo-dori, bamboo grass lower 1 (is excluded partly)
The second group It is 3 from bamboo grass lower 1
The third group It is 7 from bamboo grass lower 4

The fourth branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group It is 6, 1, Hinochuuo from 1, Hino
The second group It is 6, 9, Kounandai from 7, 2, Kounandai from 9, 1, Hinominami from 7, Hino (excluded partly), 8, Hino
The third group It is 3 from 8, 2, Hinochuuo from 1, Kounandai, 7, Kounandai

The fifth branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group From 1, Kaminagaya from 6, 1, Maruyamadai 2 (is excluded partly),
It is 4 from 4, 1, Higiriyama (excluded partly) 2, Higiriyama from 3, Maruyamadai
The second group From Nobacho (is excluded partly), 1, Maruyamadai 2 (is excluded partly), 2, Hino (partly)
The third group Nobacho (excluded partly), Kaminagaya-cho

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Fire Bureau Konan fire department general affairs, Prevention Division

Telephone: 045-844-0119

Telephone: 045-844-0119

Fax: 045-844-0119

E-Mail address [email protected]

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