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  • As part of its yearly stepped-up enforcement checks, officers from SCDF’s Central Enforcement Department conducted checks at public entertainment outlets and shopping centres at Bugis, Sengkang, and Chinatown yesterday night, 12th December 2014.


    Some of the fire safety violations detected were non-functioning exit lights, obstruction to common passageways and exit doors, and...

  • SCDF was alerted at about 1:40am.


    Upon arrival within 5 minutes, thick black smoke was coming out of the unit. SCDF

    fire fighters entered the unit with two water jets. The fire was located in the centre of the unit and was extinguished within 30 minutes.


    While conducting search of the unit, the fire fighters found 3 persons unconsciousness in one of the rooms...

  • The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has deployed two more officers to the Philippines. The officers, who were also deployed to the Philippines (Tacloban City) during last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, departed Changi International Airport this evening.


    Under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the SCDF officers will be...

  • The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has deployed an officer to the Philippines ahead of Typhoon Hagupit’s landfall. The SCDF officer is expected to be in the Philippines for about 2 weeks.


    Under the auspices of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre), the SCDF officer will be part of a 6-man ASEAN- Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT...


  • To: Changi Fire Station

    Thank you very much for rendering assistance to Aetos in a road accident involving an Aetos van. The speedy action of the fire fighters and ambulance crews help to reduce the suffering of my officers. Please convey my appreciation to fire fighters and the ambulance crews involved in the rescue operation.

    Warmest regards.
    James Tan
    Executive Director/ CEO
    AETOS Holding Pte Ltd
    Former Commissioner
    Posted on 12 December 2014