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  • With Chinese New Year around the corner, the SCDF would like to remind everyone to exercise caution to minimise fire hazards and prevent outbreaks of fire during this 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 lobbies and...

  • Lieutenant-Colonel (LTC) Michael Chua Szu Chiap has been appointed as Commander 4th SCDF Division with effect from 4th January 2016.  A symbolic Change of Command Parade was held yesterday at 6:30 pm at the 4th SCDF Division HQ.  The parade was officiated by COMR Eric Yap, Commissioner SCDF. 

    The parade witnessed the symbolic handing over of the command mace from Colonel (COL)...

  • SCDF was alerted to a case of fire at the above mentioned location. SCDF resources were immediately dispatched to the incident site.


    SCDF firefighters had to force open the main door of a unit on the eighth floor. The fire involved the contents of a living room and was extinguished by SCDF using one water jet.


    Two occupants within the unit, a man and a woman were...

  • 16 December 2015, Singapore – Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Amrin Amin, led a Singapore delegation, comprising officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to attend the 3rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management and the 4th Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the ASEAN...


  • To: SGT Ahmad Sufian, CPL Khalidi Khairon (NSF), CPL Manoj Sijipati (NSF), SGT Muhd Zufiqkhar

    I am writing to show my appreciation for your team of fire specialist of ROTA 2 whom came to be observer in support of my fire evacuation drill exercise.


    Your dedicated SCDF officers not only shows professionalism in their job handling but with great team esteem/spirit in providing cohesive bonding between stake holders (Building Management/FSM) and instil confidence in me to move towards achieving a safe working environment for the tenants and occupants to work in.

    Eddie Ng
    Senior Fire Safety Manager
    for 268 Orchard Road
    Posted on 22 January 2016


  • This is a three-year pilot programme where 100 SMRT taxis will have Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)  installed in their vehicles. These specially-equipped taxis will increase the availability of AEDs in the community.  In the event of sudden cardiac arrest, an AED can be delivered quickly to the scene, thus helping to improve the chances of survival for the victim.  The programme to ‘...

  • The Singapore-Global Firefighters & Paramedics Challenge is an annual event where rescuers, firefighters and paramedics from the 4 SCDF Divisions and the elite rescue teams from the region and beyond gather to compete against one another in various demanding scenarios related to fire fighting, rescue, medical emergencies and Hazmat management.


    Opening hours:

    13 November...

  • The new Home Team video “Our Guardians” portrays the dedication and commitment of Home Team officers in fulfilling our mission and putting their lives on the line every day in the course of their duty. Do watch it and be moved!
  • The R-AEDi (pronounced “Ready”) initiative is an ambitious undertaking by Singapore Heart Foundation in collaboration with the Singapore Civil Defence Force to improve Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) survival rates. Cardiac arrest is a serious condition and every year, over 1800 persons suffer Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) in Singapore, half of whom are below 60 years old.


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