The popular Fire Station Open Houses that are conducted on Saturdays have restarted in August 2020 with new safe distancing measures in place.
SCDF Fire Station Open Houses Have Restarted
The Fire Station Open House is held on Saturday mornings between 9 am to 11 am at most fire stations around Singapore.
Paying a visit to the stations is a chance to get to know about the daily operations of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) a bit better.
Visitors get to speak with fire fighters and also learn about the live saving equipment which the SCDF uses. It is a very popular activity for families with young children.
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Safe Management Measures at Reopened SCDF Fire Station Open House
In line with the Circuit Breaker measures earlier this year, the SCDF Fire Station Open Houses took a pause several months back. On 1 August 2020, the open house has recommenced with new measure in place to make sure that visitors are kept safe.
These include preregistration for all visits; no walk-in visitors are allowed.
Each registration for a SCDF Fire Station Open House visit is capped at a maximum of five visitors.
The duration of each visit to limited to 45 minutes. There are two time slots available – 9 am to 9.45 am and 10 am to 10.45 am.
Other safety measures which need to be observed while visiting the fire stations include check in using SafeEntry, temperature screening and maintaining a safe distance of at least one metre away from others.
Registration for fire stations open house visits can be done via a form found here.
Three business days are required to process a visit request so you will need to plan ahead in advance when you would like to visit the fire station.
Learn more about the SCDF Fire Station Open House.