At 1413 hours, SCDF received a call for a case of unit fire.
SCDF resources which included 1 Fire Engine, Fire Bike, 1 Red Rhino, 4 Support Vehicles and 1 Ambulance were immediately dispatched to Blk 7 Marine Terrace, Unit on 10th Floor. A light fire attack vehicle arrived at the scene within 2 minutes. Fire fighters, wearing breathing apparatus sets, had to make their way into the unit by forcing open the front metal gate. The entire living room was well alight. Fire was extinguished within 10 minutes with 1 water jet. A body believed to be male, was found inside the unit, about two feet from the metal front gate. SCDF paramedics pronounced the subject dead.
There were no other casualties and the cause of fire is under investigation.