Ed's Photos of Japan
Quick Descent

This is a metal frame, tightly wrapped in flammable cloth, sculpted in different shapes. This section of the frame, made out to look like a pagoda, is being lit by some of the brave firemen on the scene. They used a burning bundle at the end of a pole, like those in the Procession, to ignite the cloth and are now very quickly climbing down from the structure.

See the next photo: fire sculpture.

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