Fire Services in Japan
White Paper on Fire Service
Overview of the 2017 White Paper on Fire Service Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.4MB)
Overview of the 2016 White Paper on Fire Service Published in
Feb.2017
(PDF:0.8MB)
Extract of the 2016 White Paper on Fire Service Published in
Aug.2017
(PDF:7.0MB)
Overview of the 2015 White Paper on Fire Service Published in
May.2016
(PDF:1.5MB)
Extract of the 2015 White Paper on Fire Service Published in
Oct.2016
(PDF:3.8MB)


Fire Services in Japan
Fire Service in Japan Published in
Mar.2015
(PDF:6.7MB)
FDMA Published in
Jan.2016
(English/
Japanese)
@Fire Service System in Japan Published in
Nov.2015
(English:3.0MB)
AOutline of Measures for Fire Prevention and Safety under the Laws and Regulations of Fire Fighting (English:1.0MB)
BOverview of Hazardous Materials Regulations (English:1.1MB)
CAmbulance Services (English:0.9MB)
DRescue Administration (English:3.8MB)
Fire Prevention Administration in Japan Published in
Mar.2013
(PDF:4.8MB)
Inspection System for Fire Protection Machinery and Tools in Japan Published in
Mar.2014
(PDF:4.4MB)
Inspection and Reporting System of Japan's Fire Service Published in
Mar.2015
(PDF:3.0MB)
@Fire Fighting Mutual Aid Fund Published in
Jan.2016
(English:11.7MB)
AJapan Fire Equipment Inspection Institute (English/
Japanese:10.9MB)


BOutlines of Hazardous Materials Safety Techniques Association (English:6.4MB)
CFire Equipment and Safety Center of Japan (English/
Japanese)
DJapan Fire Engineering Qualification Center
(1)Information about the Center
(2)Outline
(English:3.1MB)

(English:0.3MB)
EFoundation for Ambulance Service Development (English:3.5MB)


The Great East Japan Earthquake
Disaster Prevention Systems〜Municipal Disaster Prevention Systems and Activities at the Time of the Great East Japan Earthquake〜 CLAIR FACT SHEET Published in
Mar.2012
(PDF:4.0MB)


Local Disaster Prevention Measures in Japan
1-1 Summary of the “Report on the Review Meeting for Fire Prevention Measures and Approach to Firefighting Operations after the Warehouse Fire in Miyoshi Town, Saitama Prefecture” (Part 1)
FESC Oct.2017
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.8MB)
1-2 Summary of the “Report on the Review Meeting for Fire Prevention Measures and Approach to Firefighting Operations after the Warehouse Fire in Miyoshi Town, Saitama Prefecture” (Part 2)
FESC Nov.2017
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.3MB)
2 Result of the Review Meeting on the Future Approach to Firefighting after Lessons Learned from the Large-scale Fire in Itoigawa City
FESC Aug.2017
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.3MB)
3 Damage Situation and Government Response to the Northern Kyushu Heavy Rainfall Disaster of July 2017
Local Disaster Prevention Oct.2017
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.3MB)
4 Kumamoto Earthquakes
4-1 Damage Situation after the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes
Local Disaster Prevention Jun.2016
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.1MB)
4-2 Activities of Firefighting Agencies during the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes
Local Disaster Prevention Jun.2016
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.1MB)
4-3 Response of Mashiki Town Government
Local Disaster Prevention Oct.2016
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.2MB)
4-4 Rescue from a Buckling Apartment
Local Disaster Prevention Oct.2016
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.2MB)
4-5 Activities of the Local Volunteer Fire Corps
Local Disaster Prevention Oct.2016
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.2MB)
5 Thoughts on the Significance and Role of the Volunteer Fire Corps as the Core of Community Disaster Prevention
Local Disaster Prevention Jun.2016
Published in
Mar.2018
(PDF:0.2MB)


Fire Service Acts
Fire Service Act Published in
Feb.2015
(PDF:0.9MB)
Cabinet Order for Enforcement of the Fire Service Act Published in
Aug.2015
(PDF:0.9MB)
Ministerial Ordinance for Enforcement of the Fire Service Act Published in
Jul.2016
(PDF:3.4MB)
Fire and Disaster Management Organization Act Published in
May 2015
(PDF:0.3MB)
Cabinet Order Concerning the Control of Hazardous Materials Published in
Mar.2004
(PDF:0.7MB)
Guidlines for Maintenance of Fire Service Strength Published in
Oct.2015
(PDF:0.4MB)
Act Concerning the Measures for Protection of the Citizens in Armed Attack Situations,etc. Published in
Mar.2009
(PDF:0.8MB)