Tag: SCDF

Quick-thinking 15-year-old NCDCC cadet performs CPR on woman hit by bus

Singapore—The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) took to Facebook today to laud a 15-year-old student whose quick thinking may have saved the life of a woman hit by a bus. After the bus that Diniy Qurratuaini was riding home on collided with a woman, the...

SCDF pulls down distraught and weeping 17-year-old girl off Toa Payoh carpark ledge

Singapore—A young girl was seen sitting on the ledge of a multi-story carpark at Toa Payoh shortly past 8:30 on the evening of August 31, Saturday. She was weeping and had her legs over the ledge. Shortly afterward, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)...

Inter-agency task force aims to reduce PMD fire risks

Singapore — In light of several fires caused by personal mobility devices (PMDs), the  government has set up a dedicated task force to look into the incidents and prepare ways to avoid further damage. The task force consists of the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Singapore...

Another PMD catches fire inside Sembawang flat

Singapore — A personal mobility device (PMD) caught fire inside a Sembawang flat in the early morning of  Monday (Aug 26). According to a Facebook post by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the fire broke out in a flat on the 12th floor of...

Man fishing at Punggol found dead after falling into sea

Singapore — Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers recovered the body of a missing man on Sunday (Aug 18) at Punggol Point Jetty. A 56-year-old man was reported missing on Saturday. Police and SCDF officers began the search for the missing man at 7pm and...

3 vegetation fires hit S’pore within 48 hours, 1 located at East Coast Park was the size of 2 football fields

Singapore – In the span of a few hours, Singapore had three vegetation fires, one in the East Coast Park, one at Jurong Road and the other along Pang Sua Canal. On the evening of August 12 (Monday), a massive vegetation fire broke out in East Coast Park. Members of...

SCDF, police come to aid of man sitting on 7th floor ledge of Tanjong Pagar condominium

Singapore—On August 7, Wednesday, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), as well as the Singapore Police Force, responded to a “rescue incident” involving a man who was sitting on the ledge of the seventh floor of a condominium in Tanjong Pagar. Yahoo News Singapore reports...

Fire causes evacuation of Mount Elizabeth Hospital staff at Orchard Road

Singapore—A fire in the early morning hours caused the evacuation of 60 staff members of the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Orchard Road on July 28, Sunday. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) on its Facebook page on Sunday, said shortly after half past six in...

SP Group warns public not to entertain salespeople posing as its employees selling fire extinguishers

Singapore — Scammers are using the recent HDB flat fire as an opportunity to make some cash. A scheme with salespeople posing as employees from Singapore Power (SP) Group are allegedly selling fire extinguishers without the authorisation of the company. On July 20 (Saturday), a 40-year-old man died in...

Officer in SCDF ragging fatality claims he was told to push victim

Singapore—According to Staff Sergeant Nur Fatwa Mahmood, he was told by his colleague First Warrant Officer Mohamed Farid Mohd Saleh to push Corporal Kok Yuen Chin into the well of Tuas View Fire Station on May 13, 2018, which led to Corporal Kok’s death. Staff...