SINGAPORE - A fire engine sent to put out a car fire along Braddell Road on Friday (Dec 18) morning ended up being hit by a motorcycle. The rear-end collision happened when the fire engine was parked along the road.
The 61-year-old motorcyclist had slight injuries and was sent conscious to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, said the police.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was informed of the car fire at 7.40am and had sent a red rhino, an ambulance and two fire bikes to the scene. The fire was extinguished with one waterjet and a compressed airfoam bag pack. Two people had minor injuries but declined to be taken to hospital.
The SCDF is investigating the cause of fire.