Tag Archives: Fire

SECOND BLACKOUT HITS SG, THIS TIME AT TAMPINES AVE 4

SP Group confirmed that the electricity supply to Blocks, 802, 803, 804 and 806 in Tampines Ave 4 was disrupted at 6:55pm. The cause was found to be a burnt Low Voltage Board at the substation at Blk 802. There was also a fire that required SCDF personnel to extinguish.

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CHINA FT DIED FROM 90% BURNS IN TUAS FIRE

MWC also confirmed that the man's family had managed to see him for the last time, having arrived in Singapore on Wednesday night. The family members were with him when he passed away. The other worker, a 27 year old man from Shandong, suffered 66% burns to his body. He is still in a critical condition in the hospital.

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TWO CHINESE FT SUFFERED BURNS IN FIRE AT TUAS, IN CRITICAL CONDITION

Two foreign workers are in critical condition in hospital after they were caught in a fire at their workplace in a factory in Tuas on Saturday. One of them, a 27 year old man from Shandong suffered a 66% burn on his body, while another, a a 39 year old from Jiangsu suffered 90% burns. Both are currently in the ICU at Singapore General Hospital. Reports stated that both are in a very critical condition, and doctors and nurses at SGH are trying their best to save the men's lives. The fire at 29 Tuas Avenue 10 started at about 4:00 pm on Saturday, and was only put out at about 5:10pm. SCDF said that the fire involved plastics and used metals.

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FORTY RESIDENTS EVACUATED AFTER FIRE STARTED BY MISCHIEF IN JURONG EAST HDB BLOCK

Police are currently investigating a fire that happened at a block of HDB flats in Jurong East. It was reported that the fire was apparently started by someone setting fire to a flat, which resulted in 40 residents of the block having to evacuate. An elderly woman, 75 years old, was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital hospital with a minor injury, police reported. The fire was set at Block 257 Jurong East Street 24, and the Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted at around 1.33pm. The unit that the fire first started in was empty when SCDF arrived to put out the fire. Police are still investigating the cause of the fire, but it was understood that no arrests had been made yet.

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ANOTHER TRANS CAB TAXI CATCHES FIRE, THE THIRD IN THREE MONTHS

A Trans-Cab taxi caught fire along Moulmein Road near the slip road from CTE towards SLE on Wednesday afternoon, which is the third such incident involving Trans-Cab taxis in the space of three months. SCDF confirmed that the fire, which involved the engine compartment of the taxi, was reported at 2:45pm, and was put out using a water jet. There were no reports of injuries, and investigations of how the cab caught fire are being investigated. It is understood that the taxi was not a CNG vehicle. No reports on whether the taxi was involved in an accident prior to catching fire, but according to eye witnesses, there were no other vehicles reported.

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CARS CAUGHT FIRE IN SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT BKE

The spate of serious accidents continues to plague Singapore roads. In the latest case, 4 people were taken to hospital after two cars caught fire in a three vehicle accident long the BKE on Monday night. SCDF reported that it was alerted at 10:04 pm of the accident, and immediately dispatched rescue services. Two vehicles which caught fire were put out with compressed air foam. Two of the injured were taken to Ng Teng Fong Hospital, while the other two were taken to NUH.

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SCDF CONFIRMS FIRE BROKE OUT AT JURONG ISLAND

SCDF have confirmed via its Facebook page that a fire had broken out on Jurong Island on Tuesday morning. SCDF reported that they received reports of a fire on the premises of 1 Merlimau Road and dispatched resources to the scene. Checks online reveals that this address belongs to the Singapore Refining Company. The fire, which occurred within a crude distillation unit, was put out at 11.10am by SCDF and the response team using ground monitors and several handheld jets. Foaming operations were being carried out, SCDF added. No casualties were reported.

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