09 Feb '12, 10am

Fire at Riverside Road factory size of half a football field, no one was injured

Fire at Riverside Road factory size of half a football field, no one was injured

A fire broke out on Thursday afternoon at a factory on Riverside Road, but no one was injured. The fire was brought under control within an hour using seven water jets by the Singapore Civil Defence Force. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE By Jalelah Abu Baker A fire broke out on Thursday afternoon at a factory on Riverside Road, but no one was injured. It was confined to the fourth floor of the four-storey building. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said in a statement that the blaze, involving spray paint products and timber, grew to as big as half a football field. The occupants of the building self-evacuated prior to the arrival of SCDF. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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