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Roads closed as fire rages on at factory building in Tuas

SCDF mitigating the fire using the aerial platform monitor. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE
SCDF mitigating the fire using the aerial platform monitor. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE
SCDF conducting internal Fire fighting operations at the affected premises. The fire which broke out at an incineration plant in Tuas has been brought under control, though firefighting efforts are still ongoing, said a Singapore Civil Defence F
SCDF conducting internal Fire fighting operations at the affected premises. The fire which broke out at an incineration plant in Tuas has been brought under control, though firefighting efforts are still ongoing, said a Singapore Civil Defence Force spokesman. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE
SCDF conducting Fire fighting operations at the fire affected area. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE
SCDF conducting Fire fighting operations at the fire affected area. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @SCCHUA
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @SCCHUA
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: NORA SHAISTA
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: NORA SHAISTA
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF AVIMANYU KISHWAR
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF AVIMANYU KISHWAR
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @BG_yoshi
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @BG_yoshi
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @BG_yoshi
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @BG_yoshi
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @ERNSOH
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @ERNSOH
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF LARRY TAN
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF LARRY TAN
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @PLUMADDICTUZ
A fire broke out at an industrial building in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF @PLUMADDICTUZ

The fire at a factory in Tuas continues to rage on, and road closures have been effected at Tuas Ave 7, Ave 8, Ave 9, Ave 10 and Tuas Lane.

The factory is located at 9 Tuas Ave 10 and road users are advised to avoid these locations.

A fire broke out at the factory in Tuas on Friday evening. Pictures provided by Straits Times readers in the vicinity showed thick plumes of black smoke from the building.

There have been no further updates of injuries, said a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman at 7.30pm.

SCDF said it received a call about the incident, which occurred at Tuas Avenue 10, at about 5.17pm.

Firefighters are in the midst of putting out the flames, the spokesman added.