SCDF received a call at 1112hrs informing of a fire at No. 2 Moonstone Lane. 3 Fire Engines, 2 Firebikes, 3 Red Rhinos, 3 Supporting Vehicles, 1 Ambulance were immediately dispatched to the incident site. Upon arrival, fire was found raging from the two-storey shop house. SCDF firefighters immediately set up water jets and pitched ladder to gain access into the shophouse. As the fire had partially burnt through the roof, water jets were used to tackle the fire from the top.
The fire involved contents of the shop comprising large quantities of hardware spare parts, machine parts and rubber conduits. Fire was brought under control in about 45 mins. Two SCDF firefighters were sent to TTSH due to minor injuries sustained during the fire fighting operations. They received outpatient treatment and have since been discharged. No occupant and members of public was injured in this fire.
The unit sustained extensive damage. The fire was confined to the unit and did not spread to adjoining units. The cause of the fire is being investigated.