10 Aug '11, 6am

the lunchtime drama along Robinson Rd. One person died in the fire

Singapore: One person was killed when fire broke out at an office building in the Robinson Road CBD this morning. A Singapore Civil Defence spokesperson confirmed that the team found a dead body after the fire was put out at the Afro Asia Building. The cause of the fire is still not known. The SCDF said they received a call just after 10am and sent several vehicles to the scene, including fire engines, a Red Rhino, an ambulance and four support vehicles. Using water-jets, the SCDF brought the fire at the small sixth floor unit under control in 30 minutes. Jet-sprays were also used outside the building to prevent the fire from spreading. It's understood that while SCDF officers were hosing the unit, they found a dead body. During the fire, Police closed roads around the area with Mccallum Street (between Shenton Way and Robinson Road), Boon Tat Link and Maxwell Link affecte...

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