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Geylang fire, 1976

A fire destroyed a cluster of more than 25 huts - most of them unoccupied - in Lorong Sang Kanchil, off Lorong 29 Geylang, in December 1976. The fire was put out in 30 minutes and the police said that no one was injured in the blaze.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2019, with the headline 'Geylang fire, 1976'. Print Edition | Subscribe