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3 PEOPLE INJURED & SENT TO HOSPITAL AFTER LARGE TREE FELL AT ULU PANDAN C.C

A tree had reportedly fallen at Ulu Pandan Community Centre yesterday, pinning two people under the tree while another victim was found injured nearby.

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All three victims were conscious when sent to the hospital and are in stable condition, according to Channel NewsAsia.

The SCDF said that they were alerted to the unfortunate incident at about 6pm, at 170 Ghim Moh Road.

Officers from the Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team were deployed and they had to lower themselves down a slope and went through the vegetation in order to reach the victims.

Two persons were found trapped under the large tree, with another person found injured nearby.

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SCDF officers immediately began rescuing the victims after ensuring the fallen tree was stable and used cutting equipment to reach the two that were trapped.

Medical personnel were also on-site to monitor the victims’ vital signs, and K9 search dogs were also deployed to make sure there weren’t any other trapped victims nearby.

The incident is currently being investigated by Ulu Pandan Community Club, who is working to establish the facts of the incident.

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