Fire Cases Update

Fire breaks out at Yishun coffee shop

Fire breaks out at Yishun coffee shop
View Full Size

A fire broke out at a coffee shop in Yishun on Wednesday morning (4 April 2018), with a woman taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to the fire at Block 101, Yishun Avenue 5, at about 5.35am. It extinguished the fire with a water jet.

"A woman in her 50s was taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital for smoke inhalation," said SCDF.

The woman was in a flat above the coffee shop.

Fire breaks out at Bishan coffee shop

Fire breaks out at Bishan coffee shop
View Full Size

Two men were hurt after a fire broke out at a coffee shop in Bishan on Monday night (2 Apr 2018).
 

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted at 11.06pm to the incident at Block 514A Bishan Street 13 and dispatched resources to the location.
 

The fire involved contents at the coffee shop and was extinguished using two water jets, SCDF said.


Yacht catches fire at Sentosa Cove

Yacht catches fire at Sentosa Cove
View Full Size
Fifteen people were taken to hospital after a yacht caught fire at the One degree 15 Marina in Sentosa Cove on Thursday (22 Mar 2018). 

Three, including an infant, were taken to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) for burn injuries. The other 12 were taken to SGH and National University Hospital for smoke inhalation. 


The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted to the fire at 4.30pm. The yacht was berthed at a fuel dock at the marina. Members of the in-house emergency response team tackled the burning yacht using three hosereels, said SCDF. Two waterjets were used to extinguish the fire after they arrived.


The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Fire along corridor in North Bridge Road flat

Fire along corridor in North Bridge Road flat
View Full Size

National para-archer Alex Lim, 24, was sent to the hospital after items placed in the common corridor, including a motorised wheelchair, caught fire along the common corridor of his flat in North Bridge Road on Wednesday (21 March 2018).


The fire, which happened at the seventh storey of Block 8 at around 9.15am. When the fire occurred, neighbours were told to evacuate, while Mr Lim was still inside the unit. Mr Lim, who was diagnosed with spina bifida at birth and gets around with the aid of crutches, was getting ready to leave the flat when he noticed smoke entering the unit.

Mr Lim, who works part-time at a call centre, then tried to escape by using a wet towel to cover his face, but was trapped inside the unitHe was later rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force officers. Mr Lim was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was treated for smoke inhalation. 

An SCDF spokesman said officers responded to a fire involving items placed along a corridor. According to a neighbour quoted by Shin Min Daily News, there were two wheelchairs placed in the common corridor, outside the owner's unit. 


Major warehouse fire in Kranji

Major warehouse fire in Kranji
View Full Size
A fire broke out in an industrial warehouse in Kranji early Thursday (22 March 2018).

The warehouse is operated by waste management firm Wah & Hua, which provides services such as waste collection and disposal.



Fire breaks out at Pulau Busing

Fire breaks out at Pulau Busing
View Full Size
A blaze involving an oil storage tank on Pulau Busing, off the south-western coast of Singapore, was finally extinguished on Tuesday night (March 20) after six hours of what the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) described it as "intense firefighting operations".

There were no reported casualties.SCDF had earlier described the incident as a "massive operation" involving 128 personnel and 31 firefighting and support vehicles.

Fire breaks out at Choa Chu Kang flat

Fire breaks out at Choa Chu Kang flat
View Full Size
A fire broke out on the tenth floor of Block 509 Choa Chu Kang Street 51 on Wednesday morning (21 Mar 2018).

The fire, which involved contents of a kitchen, was put out using one compressed air foam backpack and one water jet, SCDF said. There were no reported injuries. The fire was put out by 9am.  


Fire breaks out at Leedon Residence near Farrer Road

Fire breaks out at Leedon Residence near Farrer Road
View Full Size
A fire broke out on Saturday morning (17 Mar 2018) at Leedon Residence, a condominium at 20 Leedon Heights near Farrer Road. The fire started in the master bedroom at a second-floor unit in Block 24. 

No one was injured in the fire. The fire sent plumes of smoke up several storeys of the block. The blaze was put out by firefighters with a waterjet, two compressed air foam backpacks and two hose reels in the condominium. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

Fire breaks out at stall in Circuit Road hawker centre

Fire breaks out at stall in Circuit Road hawker centre
View Full Size
A fire broke out at a food stall in a hawker centre at Circuit Road early this morning (8 Mar 2018)

According to stall owners in the same hawker centre, the fire started at the duck and chicken rice stall. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it responded to the fire incident at 89 Circuit Road at about 2.50am. There were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Lorry catches fire along Changi North Crescent Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sin

Lorry catches fire along Changi North Crescent Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sin
View Full Size
A lorry caught fire along Changi North Crescent on Friday (Mar 2). The front of the lorry engulfed in flames and thick smoke billowing from the lorry. 

According to SCDF, they were alerted to the incident at around
2pm and eventually extinguished the fire using two water jets. 

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation, added SCDF.


Fire Breaks Out At Waterloo Apartments, 1 Taken To Hospital

Fire Breaks Out At Waterloo Apartments, 1 Taken To Hospital
View Full Size
A fire broke out in a 15th-storey unit at Waterloo Apartments in the Bugis area on Wednesday (14 Feb 2018) night.

According to SCDF, they were alerted to the incident at around 9.25pm. Three occupants in the unit at the time of the incident evacuated before the authorities arrived, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). One of them was taken to the Singapore General Hospital due to smoke inhalation.

The fire involved the contents of a bedroom but the cause of the fire is under investigation, said SCDF.



Fire Breaks Out in Tampines Flat

Fire Breaks Out in Tampines Flat
View Full Size

A fire broke out in a Housing Board flat at Tampines Street 83 on Saturday afternoon (20 Jan 2018), prompting 40 residents in the block to be evacuated.
 

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to the incident at Block 867A at about 5.30pm, adding that the blaze was extinguished using two water jets. 
 

Residents of the second-floor maisonette unit, along with 40 others in the block, had evacuated before officers arrived. No injuries were reported.

Fire in Serangoon North Flat

Fire in Serangoon North Flat
View Full Size
A fire broke out on the second-floor flat in Block 147, Serangoon North Ave 1 on Thursday (18 Jan 2018) evening, causing a power outage and forcing nearly 70 residents to evacuate their homes. One woman in her 80s and another in her 30s, both from the neighbouring units, were taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital after complaining of breathlessness. The fire originated from one of the bedrooms.

70 Residents Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out in Toa Payoh Flat

70 Residents Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out in Toa Payoh Flat
View Full Size
Authorities were forced to evacuate around 70 residents after a fire broke out in a 15th-floor flat at Block 45 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh on Wednesday morning (10 Jan 2018).  The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at around 9.40am, and forcibly entered the unit upon arrival.

The fire involved contents in the unit's living room and was extinguished by SCDF using two water jets. No one was present in the flat and no injuries were reported, SCDF said.

Electric Scooters Caught Fire

Electric Scooters Caught Fire
View Full Size
Electric scooters caught fire in an HDB unit in block 114, Pasir Ris Street 11, at 1.40am

2 Injured After Batteries Explode in E-scooter Store

2 Injured After Batteries Explode in E-scooter Store
View Full Size
Two men, aged 28 and 49were taken to hospital with minor burn injuries, after batteries exploded at FalconPEV e-scooter store at Delta House on Friday morning (15 Dec 2017).  Both injured are the employees of the store. The fire involved an e-scooter and was put out with a fire extinguisher, said SCDF.

Marine buoys on fire in Tuas

Marine buoys on fire in Tuas
View Full Size
Marine buoys caught fire at 21 Tuas View Place, where a marine engineering firm is located, on Sunday (3 Dec 2017) afternoon.  Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted at 1.40pm to the blaze, which involved "large marine buoys filled with dense foam".  Using foam jets, officers managed to confine the flames to the storage yard, which SCDF described as the size of a basketball court. The fire was eventually put out at 7.50pm. 

Fire breaks out at Blk 424 Tampines St 41

Fire breaks out at Blk 424 Tampines St 41
View Full Size
A fire broke out at Block 424 Tampines Street 41 (10 Nov 2017) at around 3.55pm. Black smoke was seen emitting from an unoccupied fourth-floor unit. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that they were alerted to the fire at 3.55pm. The fire was extinguished using one water jet.

Fires caused by charging of E-scooter

Fires caused by charging of E-scooter
View Full Size
The incident happened on Wednesday (8 Nov 2017) morning at about 6.30am at Block 548, Pasir Ris Street 51, where items on the flat's balcony were destroyed. No injuries were reported.

Fire caused by charging of E-scooter

Fire caused by charging of E-scooter
View Full Size
The incident happened at about 10.40am on Tuesday (7 Nov 2017) at Block 260, Yishun Street 22. Items in the bedroom were destroyed and four residents were taken to hospitals.  The incident was caused by charging of electric scooters.



Switch to Mobile Version