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Motorcycle burst into flames in Sembawang

Published on Apr 23, 2014 7:45 AM
 
The motorcycle caught fire at the junction of Sembawang Way and Canberra Road at about 7.30am yesterday. No injuries were reported. -- PHOTO: STOMP

A Motorcycle burst into flames in Sembawang yesterday, the latest in a string of vehicle fires lately.

No injuries were reported in the incident at the junction of Sembawang Way and Canberra Road at about 7.30am.

Vehicle fires are increasing at a striking pace. There have been 53 incidents between January and March, a 26 per cent rise from the 42 in the same period last year, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

Last year 218 fires were recorded, up from 202 in 2012.

 
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