Taxi goes up in flames along Bendemeer Road, no injuries reported

Thick smoke can be seen billowing and blowing away from the vehicle.
Thick smoke can be seen billowing and blowing away from the vehicle.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/SGRVIGILANTE

SINGAPORE - A taxi went up in flames in Bendemeer Road on Thursday afternoon (Sept 6).

In a video posted on Facebook, the entire front half of what appears to be a ComfortDelGro taxi is engulfed by a blaze.

Large quantities of thick smoke can be seen billowing from the vehicle.

In response to queries, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it responded to a vehicle fire near 1500 Bendemeer Road at about 1.55pm.

A water jet was used to extinguish the fire and no injuries were reported, the SCDF said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.