Fire breaks out at construction site in Whampoa, no one injured

Fire breaks out at construction site in Whampoa, no one injured

No one was injured in the fire that broke out at a construction site in Whampoa on Saturday (Jan 21), said the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

Fire at Whampoa construction site on Jan 21

SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at a construction site in Whampoa on Saturday (Jan 21), according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) which added that no one was injured.

According to a spokesperson, the SCDF was alerted to the fire at a construction site at 78 Lorong Limau at around 1.40pm. It dispatched one fire engine, two Red Rhinos and four support vehicles to the scene.

Fire at Whampoa construction site on Jan 21 (2)

(Photo: Sameeha Nasra)

Upon arrival, SCDF conducted a “forcible entry into the affected site using a power saw” before extinguishing the fire with two compressed air foam jets and a water jet. People at the site had self-evacuated before SCDF’s arrival, the spokesperson added.

There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Source: CNA/sk

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