SCDF personnel climb out windows and use fire engine ladder to rescue elderly man on clothes rack at Tampines St 41

SCDF personnel were seen rescuing an elderly man who was stuck on a clothes rack on the 8th storey of block Block 410 Tampines Street 41.

The personnel had responded to a rescue call at 3.35pm today (July 11) and even set up a life pack.

A viral video , which Stomper Bert alerted us to, shows the personnel climbing out the block's flat windows to get to the man.

Other firefighters can be seen using the ladder to reach him.

Said an SCDF spokesperson:

"SCDF was alerted to a rescue incident at 410 Tampines Street 41.

"An elderly man was brought to safety from the 8th floor by SCDF using the combined platform ladder.

"He was conveyed to Changi General Hospital in a conscious and stable condition."