Saturday, 10 October 2015
SCDF Deploys Heli-bucket to Indonesia
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has deployed a 5,000-litre heli-bucket and a 6-man Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART), to Sumatra to assist the Indonesian authorities in conducting aerial fire-fighting operations.
Commissioner SCDF, Eric Yap, was at Sembawang Air Base to send off the SCDF officers this morning. Over in Sumatra, the DART officers will operate the heli-bucket with the assistance of an RSAF Chinook helicopter.