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Hodogaya fire brigade

Last update date September 11, 2020

News from Hodogaya fire brigade

Recruitment of members of fire brigade

Hodogaya fire brigade is recruiting another 16 members of fire brigade now!
Fire brigade is local government employee of part-time service, special positions in the civil service to work on while doing work and studies, housework when disasters are necessary. We are working now that 384 members of fire brigade make use of ability and technique in Hodogaya fire brigade regardless of fire fighting and fire prevention enlightenment activity, age or sex including lifesaving class and protect relief, security in ward.
However, in late years trend toward decreases has the number of the members, and the number of the members to particularly young generation decreases very.
Hodogaya fire brigade needs your power now! Do you not work together, too?

Happy group photo of member of fire brigade playing an active part


If it is person who joining an organization qualification lives in Yokohama-shi at age 18 years or older, and works or is at school, we can join. (foreigner can join, too. ※As there is joining an organization condition, please confirm recruitment of Yokohama-shi fire brigade members page)
Information (recruitment of Yokohama-shi fire brigade members page) about joining an organization
As joining an organization application is possible from the following link, please use.
Member of fire brigade joining an organization application (the outside site) (the outside site)

2020 annual schedule

Main schedule of 2020
ScheduleMain event

Sunday, June 28, 2020
From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Storm and flood damage measures training

Sunday, October 25, 2020
From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Shinnyu member workshop

Sunday, November 15, 2020

From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Disaster practice training meeting

Activity report

The member of Shinnyu fire brigade written appointment grant-style Shinnyu member training

We issued written appointment than Hodogaya fire station's leader for Shinnyu member on Sunday, April 14, 2019 and performed workshop afterwards.

Shinnyu member written appointment grant type
Group photo of Shinnyu member who received written appointment grant

hodogaya flower Festa

Introduction of display of fire brigade vehicle and fire brigade activity, member of fire brigade offer worked every year in held sareteiruhodogaya flower Festa venue on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The woman member training

We gave c/o kiya opinion, ideas as woman member on Sunday, May 26, 2019, and woman member deepened the friendship for fire brigade which could play an active part.

Fire extinguishing practice training

We assumed true fire on Sunday, June 30, 2019 and carried out arrival at the spot, a series of flows until fire fighting from participation of fire brigade vehicle and planned improvement of fire extinguishing technology of each branch office.

Upper lifesaving class

We possessed in the case of emergency on Sunday, July 7, 2019 and confirmed cardiopulmonary resuscitation and learned triangle bandage and conveyance method. In addition, we assumed emergency scene and we practiced how we should cope as member of fire brigade and trained.

hodogaya ward disaster prevention summer festival

We had children know disaster prevention through experience-based event happily on Friday, August 9, 2019 and, for the purpose of having inhabitants of a ward know activity of fire brigade widely, held in Hodogaya public hall. Disaster prevention talk show which invited experience corner that children including corrugated cardboard maze and battery mini-fire engine ride experience were pleased with and honjamaka Hidehiko Ishizuka to guest, concert by Yokohama-shi firefighting musical band were performed and had you participate in many inhabitants of a ward on that day.

Hodogaya fire brigade firefighting how to handle technique training society

We carried out training fair to compete with improvement of fire gyo-proof technology at the time of disaster of member of fire brigade for firefighting how to handle technology for the purpose of planning the morale uplift, activation on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Yokohama-shi firefighting how to handle technique training society (part of fire brigade)

It was Yokohama-shi Fire Academy, and Yokohama-shi firefighting how to handle technique training party was held on Saturday, November 16, 2019, and representative branch office of Hodogaya fire brigade participated. We showed everyday training result and gained results, and there was thing.

Hodogaya fire department, Hodogaya fire brigade, west fire brigade University scale earthquake disaster-response training

Hodogaya fire brigade and Hodogaya fire department, the west fire brigade participated to be able to carry out an effective activity at the time of earthquake disaster in cooperation with fire brigade of fire brigade and neighborhood again to utilize river, and to be able to perform fire fighting when fire hydrant was not usable at the time of large-scale disaster occurrence on Sunday, December 1, 2019 and carried out large-scale earthquake disaster correspondence training of combination.

The Mayor of year-end and New Year firefighting special guard encouragement patrol

For fire brigade carrying out the year-end and New Year firefighting special guard on Saturday, December 28, 2019, deputy mayor goes directly and we speak respect and will of thanks for the trouble and express and carry out as place of exchange of opinions.

The year-end and New Year The Mayor of Yokohama encouragement patrol
State of group photo in case of encouragement patrol

My fire brigade PRIDE (member of Hodogaya fire brigade column)

"We want to follow our town, Hodogaya Ward!" We put spot on member of Hodogaya fire brigade working on on chest in such hot [PRIDE (pride)] every day and send thought to ward inhabitants. Please feel [PRIDE] of member of fire brigade! (we update every Thursday from October 1! Please wait until start for a while)

Shop of Hodogaya fire brigade support

"Shop of Hodogaya fire brigade support" start!

As for this system, Hodogaya fire brigade and the family contributing to local disaster prevention can receive various services from member shop of "shop of Hodogaya fire brigade support".
We can receive various services by showing "shop card of Hodogaya fire brigade support" distributed to members of Hodogaya fire brigade in put member shop of happi coat-shaped "shop sticker of Hodogaya fire brigade support".

Shop sticker of Hodogaya fire brigade support

About member shop and list of each service (PDF: 185KB)

Introduction of Hodogaya fire brigade

Hodogaya fire brigade started as Hodogaya civil defense unit in 1942 and became current Hodogaya fire brigade after reviews such as system, regulations afterwards in March, 1948. The first branch office leads 100 people, second branch office 102, third branch office 92, fourth branch office 84, and the number of the members adds six lower than leader of danhombu, and the total number 384 are members of current Hodogaya fire brigade.
In addition, six members of first woman fire brigade join in October, 1997, and 74 members of woman fire brigade are working now.

In the whole area of Hodogaya Ward, 4 kafundan is organized under the fire brigade headquarters and they mediate to north, south, east and west and, for person in charge of area of Hodogaya fire brigade, take charge.
The first branch office of the south surface takes charge of areas from Imaimachi and Gontazaka to Shinsakuragaoka from Seto ke valley and is area that many history assets to tell about old post town accumulate.
The second branch office of the east surface takes charge of areas from Hoshikawa, Godo-cho to Minezawacho from Miyada-cho and holds famous Matsubara mall and means of transportation are rich and are high area of convenience.
The third branch office of Kitakata side takes charge of slim area to the north and south from Bukkoucho to Tokiwadai, and difference in elevation is big and is area where generally there are many houses narrowly other than the highway.
Draw the fourth branch office of Nishikata side in Kamisugedacho from Kawajima-machi and take charge of slim area local, to catch Nishiyamachi in to the north and south, and agriculture is area performed flourishingly.

Activated policy of Hodogaya fire brigade

We set up four committees and expand fire brigade activity.

Lifesaving Committee

First aid treatment instructor plays a key role and carries out holding of the emergency relief training, upper grade lifesaving class, normal lifesaving class and support, the training of first aid treatment instructor and plans enhancement of emergency relief activities.

Public information Committee

Through annual issuance of public information paper (fire fighter extra), HP editing and various events, we publicize attractive fire brigade inside and out and plan promotion of Shinnyu member joining an organization.

Training Committee

We examine the way, process, contents of training widely while adopting opinion, request and let training of the whole member of fire brigade reflect.

Clothing Committee

When member works, we improve ensuring safety measures by appropriate loan, management of necessary clothing and accessories.

The organization system of Hodogaya fire brigade

Organization (as of February 1, 2019) of Hodogaya fire brigade
The fire brigade headquarters 1 headquarters
The number of the branch offices 4 branch offices
The number of the groups 23 groups
The number of the members 384 people
Woman fire brigade number (inner number) 74 people
Loading car 23
Appliance depot 26
kahanshikishokatadoryoku pump 30

Lineup according to rank (hoshoku) of Hodogaya fire brigade
Rank The staff
Leader One
Vice-leader Two people
Headquarters's manager Two people
Manager of branch office Four people
Manager of vice-branch office Eight people
Manager 16 people
Group leader 58 people
Member 293 people

Catchment area of Hodogaya fire brigade

The first branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group 1, Hodogayacho, Setogayacho, Iwaicho
The second group Hatsunegaoka, Karibacho, Hodogayacho 2-3 chome, Sakaigimachi, Sakaigihoncho law spring 1, 1, Gontazaka - 3
The third group Kasumidai, Iwasakicho, Tsukimidai, 1, Sakuragaoka - 2, Katabiracho 1-2 chome
The fourth group Fujitsukacho, 1, Shinsakuragaoka - 2
The fifth group Imaimachi, law spring two or three orders eyes, Sakaigimachi

The second branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group Minezawacho, Okazawacho
The second group 1, Hoshikawa - 3, 1, Sakuragaoka, 2, Myojindai, Hanamidai
The third group Godo-cho, Nishikubocho, 1, Iwamamachi - 2
The fourth group 3, Kawabecho, 4, Tennocho 1-2 chome
The fifth group Miyada-cho 1-3 chome
The sixth group Kamadani-cho
The seventh group 1, Mineokacho, 2, 1, Kawabecho, 2

The third branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group 1, Wada - 2, 3, Mineokacho
The third group Tokiwadai
The fourth group Bukkoucho
The fifth group Sakamoto-cho
The sixth group 1, Kamihoshikawa - 3
The seventh group Kamadaicho
The eighth group Bukkoucho

The fourth branch office
Group Catchment area
The first group Kawajima-machi, Shimacho, Higashikawa
The second group Nishitani-cho
The third group Kamisugedacho
The fourth group Niimachi

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Fire Bureau Hodogaya fire department general affairs, Prevention Division

Telephone: 045-342-0119

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