Tag: SCDF

SCDF elite team rescues trapped bus driver after crashing at Changi Airport T2

Singapore – The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) deployed its Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART) to address an accident that occurred at the Changi Airport Terminal 2 bus interchange on February 2 (Sunday). At 12:36 pm, the SCDF received a call requesting for assistance...

Fires in supermarket, flat and condo unit over the CNY holiday

Three fires broke out in different parts of Singapore on the first two days of Chinese New Year. According to straitstimes.com, the first fire broke out at about 11.30 am on Saturday (Jan 25) in a supermarket at Block 539A, Bedok North Street 3. Ten emergency...

130 firefighters and over 4 hours to douse fire at Tuas industrial waste management site

More than 130 firefighters were called in to put out a massive blaze that that broke out at an industrial waste management site in Tuas on Wednesday morning (Dec 11). The warehouse was the size of a football field and the fire took more than...

Three former NSFs fined for leaking photos of Private Liu Kai’s death

More than a year after the fatal incident that claimed the life of Corporal First Class Liu Kai (22), three former full time national servicemen (NSF) from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) have been fined for leaking and sharing photos of Liu's death. Muhammad...

Jurong-Clementi TC clears hose reel cabinet one day after Lianhe Wanbao reports on it

Singapore—Just one day after Chinese daily Lianhe Wanbao reported that mattresses, ladders, and other things that households normally used were being stored in hose reel cabinets at three Housing Board blocks, the Jurong-Clementi Town Council immediately went into action and cleared these cabinets, also...

13 months jail for officer involved in SCDF ragging death

Sinagpore — A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) warrant officer who was convicted of the May 2018 death of a full-time national serviceman received his sentence on Wednesday, November 20.  First Warrant Officer Mohamed Farid Mohd Saleh will be serving a 13-month jail sentence. Mr...

Coroner finds no evidence that serviceman who committed suicide was bullied, but says SCDF needs mental health experts

Singapore—Upon investigating the death by suicide of a national serviceman, the coroner says that there is no evidence that 18-year-old Muhammad Ahad Lone had been bullied, but recommends that mental health experts be appointed to all Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) camps. Mr Ahad took a...

Dr Chee says fire hose saga is a prime example of how the opposition should work, in the wake of PAP MP’s apology

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chief Dr Chee Soon Juan said the Bukit Batok fire hose reel issue is a prime example of how the opposition should work. His comments came hours after ruling party MP Murali Pillai apologised for the lapses uncovered by the Singapore Civil...

SCDF warns Jurong-Clementi Town Council following malfunctioning hose reel

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) released a statement and a warning to the Jurong-Clementi Town Council following reported malfunctioning of water hose reels. The SCDF responded to a fire alert at a flat in Bukit Batok on Nov 1. The fire broke out on the...

SCDF reports another PMD-related fire, this time at Hougang HDB flat corridor

Singapore—The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to a fire late in the afternoon of Monday, November 4, outside an 11th-floor unit at Blk 927 Hougang St 91. The good news is that SCDF personnel were able to extinguish the fire using buckets of water...