Central Fire Station - Singapore or JB
Central Fire Station is geographically located at latitude 1° 17' 32" North of the Equator and longitude 103° 50' 57" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore. Central Fire Station built in 1908 at a cost of S,000, it included a watch tower and living quarters for firemen. The construction was supervised by then Fire Brigade Superintendent, Montague Pett. From that time, the Fire Brigade has consistently grown and improved. It became so invaluable that during the Japanese Occupation, the Japanese retained British firemen in their jobs, who were thus spared incarceration. The Central Fire Station was gazetted as a national monument on 18 December 1998 by the Singapore Goverment. Today Central Fire Station also houses the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery and showcases the history of firefighting in Singapore, and reveals the developments of civil defence in Singapore from the 19th century till today. It is by Hill Street, near Canning Rise, near Coleman Street, near Armenian Street, near High Street. The following locations related to it are represented by the path the bullet takes from the muzzle of the gun to the target and may not be nearest by road.
Excelsior Hotel is about 0.1km, Grand Plaza Parkroyal is about 0.1km, Grand Park City Hall is about 0.1km, Swissotel The Stamford is about 0.5km, Novotel is about 0.5km. These are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Central Fire Station.
Peninsula is about 0.1km, Funan Digital Life Mall is about 0.1km, Peninsula Plaza is about 0.2km, High Street Plaza is about 0.2km, Adelphi is about 0.2km. These are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Central Fire Station.
Civil Defence Heritage Gallery is about 0.1km, Singapore Philatelic Museum is about 0.1km, Fort Canning Lighthouse is about 0.2km, Asian Civilization Museum is about 0.2km, Flag Staff is about 0.2km. These are places of interest (attraction) located near Central Fire Station.
Lee Kong Chian School of Business is about 0.3km, SMU School of Accountancy is about 0.4km, SMU School of Law is about 0.4km, Singapore Management University is about 0.5km, SMU is about 0.5km. These are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Central Fire Station.
Spice Gardens at Fort Canning is about 0.3km, Stamford Green is about 0.4km, Padang is about 0.4km, Fort Canning Park is about 0.5km, Bras Basah Park is about 0.5km. These are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Central Fire Station.