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Singapore-Global Firefighters and Paramedics Challenge (SGFPC)

Date: 22nd and 23rd November 2019 (Friday and Saturday)

Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 2

 

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More details coming in soon! Stay tuned!

 

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At the SGFPC, witness emergency responders and community partners compete in adrenaline pumping scenario-based challenges in the Global, Singapore and Public categories.

 

The Theme

The theme for SGFPC 2019 is 'A Nation of Lifesavers: Transforming as One' which focuses on strengthening local and international partnerships amongst the fraternity of emergency responders and Singapore's community to be ever-ready for future operational needs. It will highlight the community's interoperability and tenacity for self-improvement.

 

The Challenges

Global Challenges

Braveheart (Individual)

The flagship individual challenge of SGFPC and event highlight. This high tempo and adrenaline-pumped activity comprises of an 8-stage challenge to test and individual’s strength, agility, skills and more importantly, mental endurance.

 

2018 Animation Video:

 

2018 Results:
PositionNameTeamTime Clocked
1stMd BukharySCDF, DART5min 47sec
2ndJosh CaddyDFES, Western Australia5min 49sec
3rdKamaruddin PadinBOMBA, Malaysia6min 01sec

 

Rip-It-Off (Team)

Based on a road traffic accident scenario, contestants will be judged based on their on-site assessment, command & control, vehicle stabilisation, extrication techniques and medical intervention proficiency. A Virtual Reality (VR) component has also been included in this year's iteration to provide a different dimension of realism to the scenario. The team that completes the challenge with the fastest timing without breaching any safety rules will emerge victorious.

 

2018 Animation Video:
 
2018 Results:
PositionTeam
1stDepartment of Fire and Emergency Services, Western Australia
2ndSingapore Civil Defence Force
3rdFire and Rescue Department of Malaysia
4thHong Kong Fire Services Department
5thVietnam Fire Fighting and Rescue Police

 

Global Exchange Braveheart (Mixed Team)

The challenge bears resemblance to the Braveheart (Individual) with medical components added in. The 12-men team formed by members from all participating organisations will be required to complete the various tasks in the fastest timing while ensuring the safety of all team members and the casualty. Teamwork and coordination is essential in this challenge.

 

2018 Animation Video:

 

2018 Results:
PositionTeam
1stBlue Team
2ndYellow Team
3rdGreen Team
4thRed Team

Public Challenges

School Challenge

In this SGFPC 2018 challenge, it involved a gas explosion and fire in a school canteen. The student participants had to execute tasks including extinguishing the fire, performing CPR and extricating a casualty with head and lower limb injuries, and another suffering from cardiac arrest. The difficulty for the scenario was compounded as it required the participants to manoeuvre through obstacles and confined spaces.

 

2018 Animation Video:
 
2018 Results:
PositionTeamFinal Timing
1stNCDCC Team 53min 58sec
2ndNCDCC Team 24min 18sec
3rdNCDCC Team 64min 32sec
4thNCDCC Team 35min 00sec
5thSP Lionhearters5min 06sec

 

Community Challenge

During SGFPC 2018, the scenario involved a kitchen fire. Community first responders were activated via SCDF's myResponder App. To complete the mission, participants had to execute several tasks including extinguishing the kitchen fire, performing basic first aid, CPR and extricating the casualty to a safe area.

 

2018 Animation Video:

 

2018 Results:
PositionTeamFinal Timing
1stPioneer CERT Warriors4min 05sec
2ndRising Stars4min 39sec
3rdChangi Simei C2E4min 47sec
4thQueenstown CERT Team 14min 55sec
5thTWC2E16min 02sec

 

Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) Challenge

For the CERT Challenge in SGFPC 2018, participants were activated to respond to a flash fire scenario involving partial structural collapse within an office. The CERT participants were required to don their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), lay hoses, extinguish the fire and perform a snatch rescue on the casualty in a confined space environment.

 

2018 Animation Video:

 

2018 Results:
PositionTeamFinal Timing
1stPSA Corporation Limited3min 27sec
2ndSembCorp Marine TKY3min 31sec
3rdAPM Property Mgmt Pte Ltd 4min 09sec
4th7 Underground4min 35sec
5thSembCorp Marine TBY5min 02sec

 

Private Ambulance Operator (PAO) Challenge

This SGFPC 2018 challenge involved a medical response to a subject who suffered traumatic injuries and profuse bleeding. The participants were tested on their proficiency in areas such as casualty management, administration of intravenous fluid and immobilisation of lower limb fractures.

 

2018 Animation Video:

 

2018 Results:
PositionTeamFinal Timing
1stLentorians II4min 00sec
2ndHope Team 24min 07sec
3rdLentorians5min 31sec
4thHope Team 17min 11sec
5thSinus Blue7min 32sec

Singapore Challenges

Fire-Medical Challenge

Details of this challenge for SGFPC 2019 will be updated at a later date.

 

Confined Space Challenge

During SGFPC 2018, rescuers raced against time to rescue casualties trapped within a collapsed structure scenario. This challenge showcased motorised rescue trailers from which rescuers retrieved the required equipment for lifting slabs and cutting wire meshes. Subsequently, they lowered a casualty with the use of a lowering device and tripod stand. The casualty was then brought out of the tunnels with the use of a SKED stretcher. 

 

2018 Animation Video:

 

HazMat Challenge

This SGFPC 2018 challenge simulated a Hazardous Material (HazMat) incident that occurred within a chemical plant. Within a Virtual Reality environment, the commander conducted an initial assessment of the situation to identify chemical leaks as well as locate casualties. Transitioning to the practical challenge, the rest of the HazMat responders then conducted rescue of casualties and mitigation of the chemical leaks earlier identified by the commander. 

 

2018 Animation Video:
 
2018 Results:
PositionTeam
1st3rd SCDF Division
2nd4th SCDF Division
3rd1st SCDF Division
4th2nd SCDF Division
5thSCDF Marine Command

 

Image Gallery

For the results and photos taken during the past SGFPC event, click here.

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