'Our bond has become stronger as a result': Life of a family after a house fire

A semi-detached house in Nim Road, off Seletar Road, caught fire on April 14, 2022. PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS
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SINGAPORE - Despite the extensive damage to his home and the loss of many precious possessions following a fire in April this year, Mr Joseph Ong is comforted by the fact that no lives were lost.

"Pictures of memorable events, close friends and family that we have no other copies of. Sentimental clothes, traditional clothes that you cannot even buy or make anymore, they cannot be replaced," the 81-year-old retiree noted. 

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