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Friday, 3 October 2014
Fire at No.6 Fan Yoong Road

SCDF was alerted to a fire at the above mentioned location at 2.58am.  The above resources were dispatched and arrived within 8 mins.
 
The fire, about the size of a football field, was raging when SCDF arrived.  The fire involved a warehouse dealing with plastic materials.
 
About 60 firefighters were involved in the firefighting operation.  At the height of the operation, firefighters encircled the factory with a total of 12 water jets, including using foam in selected areas of the factory.  SCDF’s Unmanned Firefighting Machine was also deployed in the firefighting operation.  The fire was brought under control within an hour and extinguished at about 7am.  SCDF is currently carrying out damping down operations.
 
4 workers self evacuated from the premises prior to SCDF’s arrival.

 

SCDF firefighting operations in progress - Firefighters encircling the fire with water jets

SCDF firefighting operations in progress - Firefighters encircling the fire with water jets

 

Unmanned Firefighting Machine Deployed for firefighting and penetration deep into the risk area

Unmanned Firefighting Machine Deployed for firefighting and penetration deep into the risk area

 

SCDF firefighters conducting aerial firefighting operation using the Combined Platform Ladder

SCDF firefighters conducting aerial firefighting operation using the Combined Platform Ladder

 

SCDF firefighting operations in progress - Firefighters encircling the fire with water jets

SCDF firefighting operations in progress - Firefighters encircling the fire with water jets

 

SCDF firefighters conducting firefighting operations using the water monitor from the Red Rhino

SCDF firefighters conducting firefighting operations using the water monitor from the Red Rhino

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Last updated on 3rd Oct 2014