Tanah Merah – A fire broke out in Kampung Bukit Bunga this morning, destroying 11 shop lots before being put out by firemen.
Rozlan Seman, Zone 2 station chief from the Fire and Rescue Department said that they received the report at 9:22 am and departed to the scene immediately.
“We arrive at 9:44 am and started our operation together with firefighters from Tanah Merah Station.Rozlan Seman,
The chief reported that “Nine shops were severely damaged with 80% of it burnt down. The other two was damaged 50% and 30% respectively.”
During the operation, a fireman experienced breathing difficulties and was sent to a nearby hospital. He is now in good condition.
The fire was successfully put out by the firemen at 12 pm, investigation is underway regarding the cause of the fire.
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Author: Raymond Chen
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