Emergency Medical Services, Fire and Enforcement Statistics 2022
13 February 2023
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls increased by 20.2% in 2022. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to 256,837 EMS calls in 2022, or about 704 a day. There was an increase of 20.2% and 27.5% in emergency and non- emergency calls respectively, due in part to the multiple COVID-19 waves of infection.
The overall number of fires decreased by 2.4% in 2022. While the number of residential building fires fell by 7.4%, fire incidents at non-residential buildings and non-building premises rose by 4.6% and 2.6% respectively in 2022. Fires involving Active Mobility Devices decreased by 33.3%.
SCDF stepped up the number of fire safety enforcement checks in 2022. SCDF conducted 12,792 fire safety enforcement checks, an increase of 15.5% from the year before.
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