There were no injuries, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). SCDF was alerted to the fire at the third-floor unit at 1.10pm. Firefighters had to force their way into the unit by breaking down the roller shutters, and extinguished the fire with one water jet.
There was no evacuation and The Straits Times understands that there was no one in the unit at the time of the fire.
Investigations into the cause are ongoing.
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SINGAPORE - A fire broke out on Thursday morning in a 14th floor Clementi flat.
All residents of Block 604, Clementi West Street 1 are believed to have been evacuated. About 30 of them were living on the 13th and 14th floor of the block.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it received a call for help at 11.53am. The fire reportedly started from one of the bedrooms in the flat, and was extinguished by the SCDF using a water jet.
There were no injuries reported, and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.
Residents that The Straits Times spoke to said...
SINGAPORE: A fire broke out in a flat at Block 114 Teck Whye Lane on Thursday (Feb 12), leaving one injured.
According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the fire took place in one of the bedrooms. SCDF said it was alerted to the incident at 9.17am and sent a fire engine, two red rhinos, two fire bikes and an ambulance to the scene.
The fire was extinguished with a water jet and a Chinese female victim was sent to National University Hospital (NUH).
SINGAPORE - An altar in a Bedok Housing Board flat caught fire on Sunday night, but none of the unit's occupants were injured.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) received a call for help at about 9pm, and dispatched two fire engines and one red rhino to Block 615, Bedok Reservoir Road.
The fire was put out with one water jet within five minutes. No injuries were reported.
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SINGAPORE: A fire broke out on the ground floor of a coffeeshop at Block 284 Bishan Street 22 on Sunday morning (Feb 8).
According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the fire started from a kitchen stove in one of the food stalls. SCDF said it was alerted to the incident at 11.33am and sent a fire engine, a red rhino, as well as a support vehicle to the scene.
The fire was extinguished with a water jet within 5 minutes. No injuries were reported. SCDF confirmed that there were no injuries and is investigating the cause of the fire.