10 Aug '11, 6am

1 person dead after fire breaks out in office building along Shenton Way

SINGAPORE - One person was killed in a fire that broke out at about 10am this morning, at the Afro Asia Building at Robinson Road, at the heart of the Central Business District. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said the fire was put out within half an hour by about 20 fire-fighters. The fire-fighters searched the premises and found a body. The person was pronounced dead at the scene by SCDF paramedics. The fire did not spread to units adjacent to the sixth-floor unit, the SCDF said. The cause of fire and death are under investigation.

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