Do you know that you can tour local fire stations to learn about the life of a fire fighter, their equipment and watching them slide down the famous sliding poles.
You can also learn about the daily operations of a Fire Station, the different roles of SCDF and the Civil Defence system manned by personnel on round-the-clock standby.
All SCDF’s fire stations, except those listed below, offer open house on every Saturday from 9am to 11am. The tour of the fire station generally takes about an hour.
- Banyan Fire Station
- Tuas Fire Station
- Jurong Island Fire Station
- Tuas View Fire Station
- West Coast Marine Fire Station
- Brani Marine Fire Station
- Sentosa Fire Station
Members of the public, comprising less than 10 persons in a group, are welcomed to walk-in to any SCDF fire stations (except Jurong Island Fire Station) during the said hours of the open house.
Visitors to the fire station open house will generally experience the following in the one-hour programme (subject to manpower resources and availability of appliances due to the emergency role of the fire stations):
- Briefing on roles and functions of a fire station, its capabilities and its routine.
- Briefing on operational capabilities of the appliances in a fire station.
- Demonstration on equipment used by firefighters.
For group of more than 10 persons, do make the booking online on the SCDF Internet website 2 weeks in advance to avoid overcrowding at the fire stations.
Here are the fire stations that offer open house:
- Alexandra Fire Station
- Ang Mo Kio Fire Station
- Bishan Fire Station
- Bukit Batok Fire Station
- Central Fire Station
- Changi Fire Station
- Clementi Fire Station
- Jurong Fire Station
- Paya Lebar Fire Station
- Sengkang Fire Station
- Tuas Fire Station
- Woodlands Fire Station
- Yishun Fire Station
- Tampines Fire Station
No admission fee is required for the fire station open house.
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