Fire at Blk 206 Tampines Street 21, no injuries reported

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) firefighters below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) firefighters below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
The flat at Block 206 Tampines Street 21 where fire reportedly broke out. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
The flat at Block 206 Tampines Street 21 where fire reportedly broke out. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire engines parked below Block 206 of Tampines Street 21 on Feb 16, 2015. -- PHOTO: MELVIN VIVAS

SINGAPORE - A fire has broken out at a flat in Block 206 Tampines Street 21, according to a Straits Times reader.

Melvin Vivas, a photographer, posted photos of fire engines and the block of flats on his Facebook page on Monday morning.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the fire on the fourth floor at 9.15am. The occupants had self-evacuated, and there are no injuries.

The fire "involving the contents of a kitchen" was extinguished by SCDF with one compressed air foam backpack. 

The cause of the fire is till under investigation, SCDF said.

 

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