At 6.26pm, SCDF was alerted to a boat on fire in the Singapore river, near Esplanade Drive.
The fire engulfed a passenger boat (or better known as River taxi) and was extinguished by the SCDF using 2 water jets from the river bank.
There was a reported missing person from the boat. Divers from the SCDF DART has commenced a search operation in the river. There are no other reported missing persons or injuries.