It was close to bedtime when a fire blazed through Tuas Avenue, engulfing an entire warehouse, about 5-storey in height, trailing through the drains - a scene straight out of a movie scene.
Adam Idris Lim Wei, a second-year student at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), is the President of the school’s Civil Defence (CD) Lionhearter Club and an SCDF scholar with a curious and innovative mind. Adam joined the Lionhearter Club in his first year as he wanted to contribute to society in a meaningful way by applying his first-aid skillsets which he honed during his National Service with the SCDF.
On 11 January 2020, SCDF organised an exclusive guided tour of the MRT Civil Defence (CD) Shelter at Woodlands MRT Station. The event was graced by Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport. The event was graced by Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport.
SCDF displayed the latest generation of the SCDF Pump Ladder at the 2019 Home Team Festival, which was held from 22 to 24 November at the Singapore Expo.
On 20 August 2019, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) commissioned three new marine firefighting vessels. The commissioning ceremony was witnessed by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs & Minister for Law. Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Shanmugam said the new vessels will further enhance SCDF’s marine firefighting capabilities. At the press briefing, Assistant Commissioner (AC) Derek Tan, Commander of the SCDF Marine Division, said that with the addition of the three new vessels, the SCDF Marine Division currently has a total of eight firefighting vessels in its fleet and also more could be added in the future. Read more about the new marine firefighting vessels here...
SCDF’s Latest Initiatives As Unveiled at the SCDF Workplan Seminar 2019