Deafblind persons learn how to act at time of fire  

August 5, 2015

Wakayama-shi, Wakayama:

Recently, 18 members of the Non-profit Organization (NPO) corporation called "The Wakayama DeafBlind Friendship Group" made with the Deafblind and support volunteers learned about fire prevention and disaster prevention at the fire department protection against disasters learning center located at Wakayama-shi in western Japan.

The participants experienced evacuation from the place inside filled with smoke. They were told by a city fire fighting staff to lower their body while holding a nose and the mouth by a handkerchief so that they might advance with luminaire for emergency exit sign along a wall. Following the guidance, they went through a room full with white smoke. 

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