SCDF refutes claim of ‘incompetence’ by caller who reported road accident, says wrong information given

SCDF SURVEY RESULTS The SCDF’s 995 call center had received a call about a road traffic accident on May 8 at approximately 02.37, reported by the caller to be along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) towards Changi before exit 8B. The call center operator repeated the reported location of the caller for verification and then asked … Read more

6,000 people attend SCDF’s first Fire Stations’ Open House in two years

The SCDF said they are hearing public feedback and will work on their proposals for the upcoming open house. It added that fire stations are open for visits every Saturday in two time slots – 9:00 to 09:50 and 10:00 to 10:50 – at selected stations. “Looking forward to welcoming friends and families, and not … Read more

Kusu Island fire not deliberately set, says SCDF after preliminary investigation

SINGAPORE: The fire on Kusu Island on Sunday was not deliberately started, the Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) said on Tuesday (April 19). “SCDF is leading an investigation into the cause of the fire and the preliminary fire investigation does not indicate that the fire was deliberately started,” it said in a Facebook post on … Read more

One taken to hospital after car catches fire along CTE

SINGAPORE: A person was taken to hospital after a car caught fire along the Central Expressway (CTE) on Wednesday (April 13) afternoon. The Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to a fire along the CTE against the Seletar Expressway (SLE), at the exit onto Braddell Road at approximately 2.55pm. The fire, which … Read more

Fire in Midpoint Orchard mall put out by SCDF, no injuries reported

SINGAPORE – A fire broke out in the Midpoint Orchard mall on Orchard Road on Friday night (April 8). A spokesman for Singapore’s civil defense force said the SCDF was alerted to a fire at 220 Orchard Road around 10.45pm. SCDF firefighters forcibly entered a store unit on the ground floor of the mall and … Read more