09 Feb '12, 6am

Fire breaks out in Woodlands #Singapore

UPDATED (3:20pm to include statement from SCDF) A fire that broke out in a factory in Woodlands at noon Thursday was put out by authorities at 1:40 pm. According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) , there were no casualties. A spokesperson added that the fire at 28 Riverside Road started on the factory’s fourth floor and was confined to the same level. The SCDF first received a call about the fire at 12:01pm. They dispatched two fire engines, two Red Rhinos, five support vehicles and one ambulance to the scene. Eyewitness Priya Devi, a 21-year-old student, told Yahoo! Singapore she first saw black smoke coming from “an industrial building near Republic Polytechnic ” at 12:55pm from her home near Causeway Point . Investigations are ongoing into the cause of the fire.

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/fire-breaks-out-in-woodlands-.html

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