Fire incidents fall to 15-year low, emergency calls went up by 28 per cent: SCDF

Sergeant Raphael Tan, 24, and six others graduated yesterday as the first batch of firefighters who are also certified emergency medical technicians.

There were 2,125 fires between January and June, a drop of 3.1 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the half-yearly fire incident statistics released by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) on Friday.

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