SCDF to conduct ground deployment exercise at nex mall in Serangoon

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The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will conduct a ground deployment exercise at nex mall in Serangoon on Friday (April 1) from 1.30am until 4am.

Such exercises are part of the SCDF's ongoing efforts to validate and update its operational plans and procedures, said a statement.

About 70 SCDF personnel and 20 emergency and supporting vehicles will be participating in the exercise.

All operational vehicles involved in the exercise will have their beacon lights switched on to alert motorists.

Exercise signage will also be placed in the vicinity to alert members of the public of the exercise.

The public is advised not to be alarmed.

To facilitate movement and deployment of emergency vehicles in front of nex, one of the two-lane Serangoon Central carriageway, in the direction of Boundary Road, will be closed.

The lane closure will be in effect from 1.30am until the end of the exercise.

sujint@sph.com.sg

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