Fire breaks out at Marine Parade Central market

The fire broke out at 84 Marine Parade Central at around 4.15pm.
The fire broke out at 84 Marine Parade Central at around 4.15pm.PHOTO: ST READER

SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a market in Marine Parade on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 30).

Photos sent in by a reader showed Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers at the scene, with fire extinguishers on the ground.

A police officer was also seen with police tape.

SCDF told The Straits Times that it was alerted to a fire at 84 Marine Parade Central at about 4.15pm.

"The fire, which involved a fridge from a market stall, was extinguished by SCDF using a compressed air foam backpack," said the spokesman.

There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.