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  • Shophouses at Hill Street, 1977

    Streets and Places
    This photograph taken from the corner of Central Fire Station on Hill Street shows several shophouses located across the street. High Street Centre is visible behind the shophouses. Central Fire Station is partially seen on the right. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hock Lam Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hock Lam Street. On both sides of the street are rows of shophouses with clothes on bamboo poles hanging out from the windows of the upper floors. Outside the shops are street hawkers selling food, fruits and other goods. A trishaw is seen...
  • Hill Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hill Street. On the left, four school children are walking by the side of the street in front of a row of shophouses with Central Fire Station located at the far end. Motor vehicles turning to Hill Street can be seen on the...
  • Chai Chee Fire Post : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Chai Chee Fire Post, located at 45 Chai Chee Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, 2010 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Central Fire Station, at no. 62 Hill Street, with its distinctive red-and-white exterior. Central Fire Station was completed in 1908 and is the oldest fire station in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clementi Fire Station signage : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the signboard for Clementi Fire Station SCDF (Singapore Civil Defence Force). The station is located at Commonwealth Avenue West. A partial view of the fire station can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, doorway : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a doorway for fire engines, located at Central Fire Station in Hill Street. A red double-door covers the doorway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fire Safety for Singapore - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, sculpture : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a sculpture titled "Fire Safety for Singapore - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow", located in front of the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery. This sculpture is proudly sponsored by the National Fire Prevention Council, in recognition of the firemen who risk their lives and go beyond the call...
  • SCDF Mountbatten Fire Post : general view

    Streets and Places · Community and Social Services · Politics and Government · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the SCDF (Singapore Civil Defence Force) Mountbatten Fire Post at 12 Kampong Arang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, 2010 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Central Fire Station, at no. 62 Hill Street, with its distinctive red-and-white exterior. Central Fire Station was completed in 1908 and is the oldest fire station in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bishan Fire Station : general view

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Bishan Fire Station, at 1 Marymount Lane. The grey and red building has a semi-circular structure, with the name and logo of the fire station mounted on the facade. The fire station was officially opened on 20 October 2001. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, 2010 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the distinctive red-and-white façade of Central Fire Station, at no. 62 Hill Street. Central Fire Station was completed in 1908 and is the oldest fire station in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, front gates : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are the front personnel gates of the Central Fire Station. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, built in 1909 : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is Singapore's first emergency response building, constructed in 1909. It is Singapore's oldest fire station and now houses the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station facade : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Events · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are the front vehicular gates of Central Fire Station, where fire engines will emerge from. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Fire Station, 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places
    Shown in this picture taken in the 1950s is a general view of the Central Fire Station at Hill Street, which was opened in 1909. It is the oldest fire station in Singapore. Seen too on the main thoroughfare outside the station are cyclists, trishaws, motor vehicles as well as...
  • Central Fire Station, 2003 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2003 view shows the exterior of the building modelled after the 20th century Edwardian England style of fire stations with red and white stripes repeated across windows and columns. Hidden on its right is the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery building. Central Fire Station was gazetted as a national monument...
  • Central Fire Station, 2008 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the exterior of Central Fire Station at Hill Street. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 18 December 1998. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Fire Station : exterior [4]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Geylang Fire Station, on Paya Lebar Road and near to Sims Avenue, in a district in central east of Singapore. This fire station still stands out conspiciously in the same location today with its bright red doors. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Fire Station : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Geylang Fire Station, on Paya Lebar Road and near to Sims Avenue, in a district in central east of Singapore. This fire station still stands out conspiciously in the same location today with its bright red doors. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Fire Station : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Geylang Fire Station, on Paya Lebar Road and near to Sims Avenue, in a district in central east of Singapore. This fire station still stands out conspiciously in the same location today with its bright red doors. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Fire Station : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Geylang Fire Station, on Paya Lebar Road and near to Sims Avenue, in a district in central east of Singapore. This fire station still stands out conspiciously in the same location today with its bright red doors. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Fire Station : exterior [5]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Geylang Fire Station, on Paya Lebar Road and near to Sims Avenue, in a district in central east of Singapore. This fire station still stands out conspiciously in the same location today with its bright red doors. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Fire Station : exterior [6]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Geylang Fire Station, on Paya Lebar Road and near to Sims Avenue, in a district in central east of Singapore. This fire station still stands out conspiciously in the same location today with its bright red doors. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available