Tampines flat fire: 45 residents evacuate

The fire involved the contents of a bedroom of a flat at Block 307, Tampines Street 32. It was extinguished using a water jet.
The fire involved the contents of a bedroom of a flat at Block 307, Tampines Street 32. It was extinguished using a water jet.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/JULIE HON

A fire broke out at a Housing Board flat in Tampines yesterday morning, with an estimated 45 residents evacuating before the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) arrived.

The SCDF said it responded to reports of a fire, which involved the contents of a bedroom, at Block 307, Tampines Street 32, at about 9.10am.

The fire was extinguished using a water jet, and there were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 17, 2018, with the headline 'Tampines flat fire: 45 residents evacuate'. Print Edition | Subscribe