Fire at vehicles repair plant in Jalan Papan, no injuries

Fire at vehicles repair plant in Jalan Papan, no injuries

A fire engulfed a heavy vehicles repair plant in Jalan Papan on Sunday morning.

SINGAPORE: Fire engulfed a heavy vehicles repair plant at Jalan Papan early Sunday (Jul 12), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) reported.

The SCDF were alerted to the fire at 12.56am on Sunday at Tian Quan Engineering Pte Ltd at 2J, Jalan Papan, off Jurong Port Road.

Four fire engines, two red rhinos, 16 supporting vehicles, two unmanned firefighting machines and one ambulance were dispatched to the scene. About 80 SCDF personnel were involved in the firefighting operation.


Firefighters used six water jets and an unmanned firefighting machine in the operation and confined the fire to within the plant. It took about two hours to extinguish the fire with firefighters also having to use foam in certain areas of the plant, the SCDF said.

The SCDF is currently carrying out damping down operations, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. There were no injuries reported in the blaze.

Source: CNA/rw