13 Mar '11, 10am

Fire at Marine Terrace flat kills one person

SINGAPORE : SCDF said a fire broke out at a flat in Marine Terrace where one person was found dead. Firefighters had to make their way into the flat by forcing open the front metal gate on Sunday afternoon. SCDF said the fire was extinguished within 10 minutes with one water jet. A body, believed to be of a man, was found inside the unit, about two feet from the metal front gate. SCDF said it sent one fire engine, one fire bike, one Red Rhino, four support vehicles and one ambulance to Block 7 Marine Terrace, along with a light fire attack vehicle. There were no other casualties and the cause of fire is under investigation.

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