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Fire at flat at Bishan Street 12; nobody hurt

Published on Jun 2, 2014 9:02 PM
 
A fire broke out at a Bishan flat on Monday evening, engulfing the bedroom of a seventh-floor unit at Block 140, Bishan Street 12. -- PHOTO: AMELIA LEE

SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a Bishan flat on Monday evening.

Residents said they saw flames engulfing the bedroom of a seventh-floor flat at Block 140, Bishan Street 12.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they received a call at 6.54pm informing them of the fire and sent three fire engines and five support vehicles to the scene. SCDF officers put out the fire using a water jet within 15 minutes and nobody was home when they arrived at the burning flat.

Bedding materials were believed to have been burnt. Investigations are ongoing.

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