General

3rd SCDF DIV HQ

About the logo:

The falcon characterises the Division's tranquillity, determination and near perfection in its action.

Division Commander:

LTC Chua Swee Leong

Stations under Command:

Ang Mo Kio, Sengkang and Yishun Fire Station

History:

Previously at Upper Paya Lebar Road, the building was a Police Station way back in the 1930s. SCDF established it as the HQ for the 3rd CD Division in 1988 to provide operational coverage for the northern parts of Singapore.

Current Facts:

The present 3rd SCDF Div HQ re-located to its new premises, a five-storey building at Yishun Industrial Park A together with Yishun Fire Station (to replace Sembawang Fire Station) to better serve the needs of the community in the northern and central regions of Singapore. In addition, an underground purpose built Command Post will also enhance the operational command and control capability of the Division HQ. This new unit also serves as the Operational Base for one NS Rescue Battalion and its Emergency Stores.

Ang Mo Kio Fire Station

Ang Mo Kio Fire Station
Operational Year:

1984

Commander:

MAJ Lee Soon Huat

Personnel:

119

Appliances:

2 Fire Engines, 2 Fire Bikes, 1 Red Rhino, 1 Combined Platform Ladder, 1 Fast Response Paramedic Bike,1 Rescue Tender 1 Argo, 2 Ambulances and 1 Private Ambulance

Boundaries:

Besides the Ang Mo Kio industrial estate, it also provides emergency services for the residential estates in Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Serangoon and Serangoon North.

Fire Post:

Cheng San Fire Post


Sengkang Fire Station

Sengkang Fire Station
Operational Year:

2001

Commander:

MAJ Mohamed Firoz

Personnel:

118

Appliances:

2 Fire Engines, 3 Fire Bikes, 3 Red Rhino, 1 Combined Platform Ladder, 1 Tracked Fire-fighting Vehicle, 1 Firefly, 1 Fast Response Paramedic Bike, 2 Ambulances and 3 Private Ambulances.

Boundaries:

It provides coverage for the north eastern residential area in Serangoon, Hougang, Sengkang and Punggol. It also provides coverage to several mobility risk premises mainly located in the Buangkok Medical Park.

Fire Post:

Punggol North and Braddell Heights Fire Post


Yishun Fire Station

Yishun Fire Station
Operational Year:

1971

Commander:

MAJ Foo Yiing Kai

Personnel:

141

Appliances:

2 Fire Engines, 2 Fire Bikes, 2 Red Rhino, 1 Combined Platform Ladder, 1 Damage Control Tender, 1 Chemical Tender & 3 Ambulances.

Boundaries:

It provides coverage to the residential estates in Yishun, Khatib, Chong Pang and Sembawang. It also covers critical installations like the Senoko Power Station and the industrial estates in Senoko and Admiralty.

Other Facts:

It has relocated to the same location as HQ 3rd CD Division. They co-exist in Yishun Industrial Park A. It replaced Sembawang Fire Station.

Fire Post:

Nee Soon Central and Sembawang Fire Post

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Last updated on 3rd Oct 2014