Rescue

1 DEAD 10 INJURED AS UNCOMPLETED HIGHWAY STRUCTURE COLLAPSE AT UPP CHANGI RD

One was pronounced dead while 10 others were injured after an uncompleted highway structure collapsed along Upper Changi Rd East this morning. The incident happened near the PIE exit to the TPE at around 3.35am. As many as 60 SCDF officers were alerted to the scene. Latest update: SCDF announced that it completed its rescue operations and has accounted for all of the construction workers.

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LTA OFFICER RESCUES DISTRESSED KITTY STUCK ON TREE @ LITTLE INDIA

Around 8am last Wednesday, I was heading to work and walking towards Little India MRT station when I noticed a scene right out of the movies unfolding before my eyes. A terrified cat was stuck in a tree, and the hero of the day was a young LTA enforcement officer (active mobility) who got a ladder and promptly climbed up to soothe the scared kitty. The cat must have sensed that help had arrived and it didn’t take long before the officer scooped the cat up in his arms!

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FOREIGN WORKERS HELP PUSH BROKEN DOWN CAR WHILE IMPATIENT DRIVERS HONK FROM BEHIND

From out of nowhere and without hesitation, a bunch of workers sprinted over to help Jon push aside a car that had broken down in front of us. A good 10 cars piled up behind us and not a single person came to help, but instead honked at us. So quit this xenophobia rubbish about transient workers because they deserve so much more credit.

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OFF-DUTY POLICEMAN RISKS LIFE TO SAVE CHILD DANGLING OFF 30TH STOREY BALCONY

Off-duty officer SSSGT Roland Teo was at home on Friday, 4 September 2015 when his daughter alerted him to a shocking discovery. A 6-year-old boy was standing on the outside of a 30th-storey balcony, clinging precariously onto the railing. Removing his shoes, SSSGT Teo climbed onto the sloping parapet. To reach the boy, he needed to step over a metre-wide gap and support himself on a narrow ledge. "It was definitely a risk but I was confident I could save him,” said SSSGT Teo.

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