SINGAPORE - A fire broke out in a 14th-storey Housing Board flat in Block 117 Bukit Merah View on Friday (Aug 20) evening.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said in a Facebook post that it was alerted to the fire at about 7.30pm.
Firefighters donned breathing apparatus and made a forced entry into the burning unit where there was a "raging fire" involving the contents of the unit. It was extinguished with a water jet.
About 50 residents from the 14th to 16th floors were evacuated by the police and SCDF officers as a precautionary measure.
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.