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The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association perform acrobatic stunts atop ladders during the New Year’s fire review ceremony held by the Tokyo Fire Department at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto Ward on Friday. About 2,800 firefighters and volunteers participated in the annual event. The association preserves the traditions of Edo period (1603-1867) firefighters.Speech

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