Car catches fire in Bukit Batok on Wednesday morning; no one injured

SCDF put out the fire using a water jet and compressed air foam backpack.
SCDF put out the fire using a water jet and compressed air foam backpack.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE

SINGAPORE - A car caught fire along Bukit Batok East Avenue 6 on Wednesday (Feb 3) morning.

A video sent in by Straits Times reader Chua Guan Kiat showed the black car's front section engulfed in flames as a fire engine arrived at the scene.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said a fire engine, a red rhino and two fire bikes were dispatched after it was alerted to the incident at around 8am.

A water jet and compressed air foam backpack were used to put out the blaze.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.