Tag: SCDF

Outpouring of love for jobless single mother who lost everything in a fire

SINGAPORE – Last Friday (Apr 10) the flat of a 33-year old single mother of three, Tanti Yani Zaini, caught fire. Ms Zaini, who lives on the 10th floor of a Housing and Development Board two-bedroom flat in Sengkang, was caught completely unaware when...

SCDF rescues boy and his grandfather who were swept out to sea at East Coast Park

Singapore—On Sunday evening (Mar 15) a young boy and his grandfather  were swept out to sea at East Coast Park during high tide.  Fortunately, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was able to rescue the pair. The incident happened shortly after 6pm. A video of the...

SCDF shares how heavy firefighting can be, and netizens are impressed

SINGAPORE — On Wednesday (Mar 11), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) shared a post on Facebook illustrating exactly how heavy firefighting equipment can be, and netizens could not contain their admiration and gratitude for the public servants' strength and dedication. SCDF firefighters work around...

Fire at Rivervale Walk caused by charging PMD, says SCDF, 3 rescued, 80 evacuated

Singapore—A charging Personal Mobility Device (PMD) caused a fire in a 4th floor unit at Block 111 Rivervale Walk on early Tuesday morning (Match 10). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to an alert at 5:30 am. They rescued the three occupants of...

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...