Fire breaks out at Yishun coffee shop, woman taken to hospital for smoke inhalation

The Singapore Civil Defence Force told The Straits Times that it responded to the fire at about 5.35am, extinguishing the fire with a water jet.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force told The Straits Times that it responded to the fire at about 5.35am, extinguishing the fire with a water jet.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a coffee shop in Yishun on Wednesday morning (April 4), with a woman taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told The Straits Times that it responded to the fire at Block 101, Yishun Avenue 5, at about 5.35am. It extinguished the fire with a water jet.

"A woman in her 50s was taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital for smoke inhalation," said SCDF.

ST understands that the woman was in a flat above the coffee shop.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The fire comes two days after a blaze engulfed a coffee shop at Block 514A, Bishan Street 13.

Two men were taken to hospital after that incident.