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  • 11th Feb 2015 / 11:54 am

    This Total Defence Day on Sunday 15 February 2015 at 9.30am, there will be a localised sounding of the “All Clear” signal through its island-wide network of Public Warning System (PWS) sirens at the War Memorial Park. Organised by the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, this sounding commemorates the 1942 surrender of Singapore to Japan.


    On the same day at 6.20...

  • 9th Feb 2015 / 03:00 pm

    The next batch of the Fire Safety Manager (FSM) Course will be conducted from 13 April to 29 May 2015 at the Civil Defence Academy. As the registration system for the FSM Course is being revamped, interested applicants are required to download the application form and email to with supporting documents.

    The application period will be opened from...

  • 12th Jan 2015 / 03:00 pm

    The 62nd Fire Safety Manager (FSM) Course Exam Results have been released. Please click here to view results.

  • 25th Sep 2014 / 11:41 am

    The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is mandating the use of the Structural Eurocodes (SS EN) to replace the British Standards (BS) as the design standard for structural plan submission with effect from 1 Apr 2015. With the switchover to Eurocodes in Apr 2015, the relevant Qualified Persons (QPs) need to be trained on the aspect of structural fire design.


    To prepare them...

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  • This morning, Mr Edwin Tong, Member of Parliament for Moulmein-Kallang GRC and Deputy Chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Home Affairs and Law, graced the groundbreaking ceremony for Sentosa Fire Station. Commissioner Eric Yap, Commissioner SCDF, together with about 150 senior officials and guests attended the ceremony at 35 Artillery Avenue.


    SCDF currently has...

  • With Chinese New Year around the corner, the SCDF would like to remind everyone to exercise caution to minimise fire hazards and prevent the outbreaks of fire during the joyous occasion.  When preparing for the festive season, bearing in mind simple fire safety tips can help prevent fires.


    Residents are advised not to discard items at common areas such as corridors, lift...

  • The SCDF will be sounding the “Important Message” signal through the island-wide network of Public Warning System (PWS) sirens on Sunday, 15 February 2015 at 6.20 pm, in support of Total Defence (TD) Day.


    Members of the public are advised not to be alarmed by the minute-long sounding exercise.  When the signal is sounded, members...

  • 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...


  • To: Charlotte, LCP Syafiq Danial, SGT Azwan & SSG Francine Low (Paya Lebar Fire Station)

    I wish to express my heartfelt appreciation to the ambulance team who attended to my wife and helped deliver our baby girl.


    My wife started experiencing severe pain and she had to give birth at home. Fortunately, the paramedics came and baby was delivered safely at home and were later conveyed to KK hospital.

    Yours sincerely,
    Faisel Zahir
    Posted on 27 February 2015


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