Fire Cases Update

Major warehouse fire in Kranji

Major warehouse fire in Kranji
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.


Infant, 3 others injured in Bukit Batok fire

Infant, 3 others injured in Bukit Batok fire
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Four people, including an infant, were injured after a fire broke out in their Bukit Batok flat early on Thursday (12 Oct 2017) at about 3.50am. The blaze was caused by the overnight charging of an electric bicycle. Four people, including a 5 days old infant, were injured.

Bedroom of Tiong Bahru flat catches fire

Bedroom of Tiong Bahru flat catches fire
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The bedroom of a flat in Tiong Bahru caught fire on Tuesday (22 Aug 2017), no one was hurt.  The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at Block 126A, Kim Tian Road at about 2.20pm. 

Fire at Jurong East flat sends 7 to hospital

Fire at Jurong East flat sends 7 to hospital
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Seven residents had to be hospitalised for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a unit at Blk 372 Jurong East St 32 on Friday (4 Aug 2017). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the incident at 10.18am. Four ambulances, two fire bikes, two red rhinos, one fire engine and one support vehicle were dispatched to the scene.

Fire Breaks Out at Tiong Poh Road Residential Unit

Fire Breaks Out at Tiong Poh Road Residential Unit
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A fire broke out at around 1.05pm at a residential building unit at Block 82, Tiong Poh road in Tiong Bahru estate on Sunday (30 Jul 2017).  Two occupants of the unit were taken to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) after one, in his fifties suffered burn injuries, while another in his thirties suffered from smoke inhalation.

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