Tag: fires

Kumaran Pillai, “We need to be more proactive in managing our estates”

Singapore—A candidate under the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) in the recently-held General Election has expressed the need for more proactivity in the managing of...

Scores of Indian farmers arrested over polluting fires

More than 80 farmers have been arrested in northern India for starting fires that contributed to the recent pollution crisis in New Delhi and...

Millions face power cuts as California fires spread

by Jocelyne ZABLIT Californian officials warned Saturday that "extreme" wind conditions were set to fan wildfires across the north of the US state as residents...

Three possible PMD-related fires leave residents concerned

Singapore—Three recent fires suspected to be related to personal mobility devices (PMD) and power-assisted bicycles (PAB) are causing residents concern and worry. On Saturday, September...

Indonesia forest fires surge, stoking global warming fears

by Dessy Sagita The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to...

70 people evacuated from Singapore GH due to fire caused by an overheated scanner

Singapore—An overheated scanner caused a fire to break out at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on the afternoon of Monday, August 19. Fortunately, no one...

More PMDs, more fires? SCDF, LTA alarmed by growing number of PMD-related fires

Singapore— A charging electrical device caused a fire on July 27, Saturday, at Block 191 Boon Lay Drive, making it the second such incident in...
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