Burning lorry in Lornie Road causes morning jam

ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
VIDEO: LEE
VIDEO: JOYCE FANG

A lorry caught fire in Lornie Road yesterday morning, causing a massive jam all the way to Braddell Road.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the fire at 7.35am and extinguished it with a hosereel.

No injuries were reported.

Sales executive Ryan Lee, 30, passed by the scene on the way to work at about 7.50am.

"There was very thick smoke coming out of the burning vehicle, and only two lanes were passable," he said.


The burnt interior of the lorry. The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to a case of fire at about 7.35am. ST PHOTO: TAN SUE-ANN


The burnt lorry in Lornie Road. The fire was extinguished by the SCDF using a hosereel. ST PHOTO: TAN SUE-ANN

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 06, 2017, with the headline 'Burning lorry in Lornie Road causes morning jam'. Print Edition | Subscribe