SINGAPORE – Three people who have been trapped in a lift at Junction 10 mall have been rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers on Tuesday (April 26).
SCDF mentioned in a Facebook put up that the three have been rescued by means of a system of pulleys and ropes from a lift that was caught between the second and fourth flooring of the mall at 1 Woodlands Road. The lift doesn’t serve the third ground.
SCDF acquired a name for help at about 5.10pm on Tuesday.
As energy couldn’t be restored to the lift, rescuers from the elite Disaster (*10*) and Rescue Team have been deployed for the rescue operation, SCDF mentioned.
A rescue system of pulleys and ropes was arrange on the fourth ground, which enabled two rescuers to decrease themselves and entry the lift by means of an entry hatch.
SCDF mentioned: “Each trapped person was secured in a rescue harness before being brought out of the lift using a ladder. A specialised portable battery-operated device was then used to raise each of the trapped persons to safety.”
The three people have been assessed for accidents however refused to be taken to hospital, SCDF added.