Five taken to hospital, dozens evacuated, after fire breaks out in Bukit Merah View HDB flat

Five people were taken to the Singapore General Hospital on Wednesday, 30 March after a fire broke out in a one-room Housing and Development Board unit in Bukit Merah. In a Facebook post, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said…

Football-field-size fire breaks out at Gul Lane industrial building Singapore

A fire the size of a football field broke out at No. 5 Gul Lane on Friday (21 January) afternoon, sending thick clouds of smoke into the sky. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted at 2.50pm…

Fire engulfs coffee shop – workers escape as vents above them explode

Fire engulfed an entire coffee shop in Tampines on Saturday (7 August) afternoon, gutting it in mere minutes. The fire is believed to have started at a fish soup stall in the coffee shop located at Block 823A Tampines Street…

Seven people taken to hospitals after fire breaks out in Singapore flats

Seven people were taken to hospitals after a fire broke out in a flat in Ang Mo Kio on Wednesday morning, 16 June, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). SCDF said it was alerted to the fire at Block…

Singapore explosion: three workers die from injuries, five in critical condition

Three of the 10 workers who suffered burns in a fire at an industrial building in the Singapore suburb of Tuas have died, said Commissioner for Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Silas Sng on Thursday (25 February). Preliminary investigations have…

Fire in Singapore’s Carlton Hotel Caused by Sub-Station Fire

Energy provider SP Group said preliminary findings indicate that there was equipment failure at a substation serving the Carlton Hotel. This, in turn, caused an electricity flashover which resulted in the fire. Electricity supply to some areas in central Singapore was…

SAVE THE DATE! 3rd Fire Safety Asia Conference 2017 15 – 17 November 2017

New Frontiers in Fire Safety & Emergency Response Organised by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the National Fire and Civil Emergency Preparedness Council (NFEC), the Fire Safety Asia Conference (FiSAC) 2017 will take centre stage from 15 –…

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