Raising standards for safe play

Police cars seen at the site of a fire which broke out in an escape room in Koszalin, Poland, on Jan 4, 2019.
Police cars seen at the site of a fire which broke out in an escape room in Koszalin, Poland, on Jan 4, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Following the deaths of five teenage girls in Poland while they were playing an escape game earlier this month, at least one escape room attraction in Singapore has reviewed its emergency measures.

A fire had broken out in the escape room venue where the 15-year-olds were playing and they reportedly died of smoke inhalation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 27, 2019, with the headline 'Raising standards for safe play'. Print Edition | Subscribe