29 Sep '11, 6am

Shell still working with SCDF to contain fire at Pulau Bukom

SINGAPORE - Shell is still working with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to contain the fire at Pulau Bukom. A statement from the company at 2pm said their global fire consultants are on site to provide input to the team. Shell said that at around noon, they experienced a surge in the flames - visible from the mainland, with witnesses in the Pasir Panjang area saying they heard at least three explosions. However, the fire "continues to be contained", said Shell. The source of the surge in the fire was "remnant light fuel components where the fire originated". The smoke observed is from "hydrocarbons that are not fully combusted", added Shell in its statement. Shell said the units in the vicinity of the fire incident remain shut down as a precaution. As an added precautionary measure, only essential staff remain on Bukom. The explosions at noon came was just hours a...

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