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.