09 Feb '12, 6am

Thick plumes of smoke engulf sky after #fire breaks out at industrial estate in Woodlands

Thick plumes of smoke engulf sky after #fire breaks out at industrial estate in Woodlands

"Smoke plumes spotted from as far as Yishun (quoted from taxi drivers). SCDF on site to fight fire at press time. STOMPer KAH said: "Air pollution in Woodland caused by factory. From Woodlands MRT, it was spotted that huge and thick smoke was continously coming out of the factories nearby. "The smoke pollution was moving towards the housing estates and nothing seemed to have been done about it. "This is very harmful for the residences living near the factories. There is also a school just opposite it. "It's very bad and inconsiderate of the factory. I hope they do something about it ASAP to stop whatever it is that is burning and causing the smoke. "It is bad to both the environment and the people. STOMPer bikers commented: "Factory on fire? Black smoke was seen around Woodlands area near Republic Polytechnic. "STOMPer strikeforcesu added: "Factory Fire STOMPer Rizal wrote...

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