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Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Ambulance incident at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, 535 Clementi Road

At 0829 hrs, SCDF was alerted to a case involving people that were stung by bees at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. 
Immediately, 1 Fast Response Paramedic Bike, 1 Fire Engine, 2 Ambulances and 2 Personnel Decontamination Vehicles (PDV) were dispatched.


Upon arrival, SCDF Paramedics found a group of people stung by bees at the open field near the sports complex.  They were all conveyed to hospital immediately by SCDF ambulances and PDVs. 


The PDV is a specially designed 3-in-1 appliance that can operate as a mass-casualty decontamination facility, mass-casualty ambulance, as well as for transporting troops and equipment.  It is able to convey 12 lying casualties at a time to hospital

A total of 37 people were conveyed to hospital.  Of the 37, 16 were conveyed to Alexandra Hospital and another 21 to National University Hospital.  

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Last updated on 22nd Nov 2017