29 Sep '11, 7am

Pictures: Reinforcements sent to Pulau Bukom as fire rages more intensely

Pictures: Reinforcements sent to Pulau Bukom as fire rages more intensely

Reinforcement fire engines on a barge headed to Pulau Bukom left mainland at 2pm. -- ST PHOTO: LEONARD LIM By Amanda Tan Three more fire engines and one support vehicle were sent on a barge to Pulau Bukom at 2pm. The vehicles carried reinforcement supplies needed to help put out the blaze, which raged more strongly at 12pm on Thursday. Hundreds of employees working in the island have been evacuated, although several executives from Shell are believed to be staying put. Meanwhile, supervisors are rounding up their workers and conducting headcounts at Pasir Panjang Ferry Terminal and bussing them away. At about noon on Thursday, three more explosions were heard around Pulau Bukom. The SCDF told The Straits Times that two of its fire engines were badly damaged by the fire at the Shell refinery there. One fire engine sustained partial damage. The blaze, which began at about 1....

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