10 Aug '11, 4am

1 person dead in fire that broke out at the Afro Asia Building at Robinson Rd.

SINGAPORE: A fire that broke out at the Afro Asia Building at Robinson Road has been put out. An SCDF spokesperson confirmed that the team found a dead body after the fire was put out. The fire at Afro Asia Building was said to have been on the sixth floor. There are several ambulances at the scene along with three to four fire engines. Police had to close roads around the area to the public due to the fire. The affected roads are Mccallum Street (between Shenton Way and Robinson Road), Boon Tat Link and Maxwell Link. Traffic Police officers will be deployed at the affected roads to divert and regulate traffic. Members of the public are advised to avoid the affected areas. The public may call the police hotline at 1800-5471818 for further enquiries concerning the matter.

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