Tag: SCDF

All pump wells decommissioned after SCDF NSF drowning

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will decommission all 19 pump wells located at fire stations. This change was implemented after full-time national serviceman (NSF) Kok Yuen Chin was pushed into a deep pump well in Tuas View Fire Station on May 13 as part...

Four more SCDF officers being investigated for NSF’s death, netizens furious and demand answers

According to a statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs, there have been four more Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers who are linked to the drowning of Corporal Kok Yuen Chin. They have had their promotions withheld as investigations continue. The subsequent four had their...

Shanmugam visits brave SCDF serviceman involved in Buona Vista taxi explosion

On Sunday, Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam visited Corporal Eka, the serviceman from the SCDF who was involved in an explosion in Buona Vista over the Labour Day weekend. A video of the incident had gone viral online, with many praising the young man...

Little India riot report: Where is the SCDF in all this?

Critics have thrown scorn at the Little India Riot COI report.  Some said the COI gave the Home Team only a slap on the wrist - citing the fact that the Home Team was too busy standing their ground as rioters went to town...

Little India riot: A reconstruction

We reconstruct the two hours of horror at Little  India  At 9.23 pm Sunday, a private bus  crashes into and kills 33-year-old Indian national Sakthivel Kumaravelu at  the junction of Race Course Road and Hempshire Road. The commotion draws a  crowd. SCDF and police are called in,...