The fire was extinguished by the SCDF at 4.30am this morning.
There were a total of four casualties. SCDF conveyed one male casualty from the incident site to Singapore General Hospital. The other three casualties who were in a passing vessel in the vicinity of the fire were ferried by a Police Coast Guard (PCG) craft to the PCG Gul Base and thereafter conveyed by SCDF ambulances to the National University Hospital.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is currently co-ordinating a seaward search and rescue (SAR) operation for three persons who are unaccounted for. The SAR operation involves 2 MPA and 1 Police Coast Guard craft.
In total, there were 4 casualties conveyed to hospital:
a. 1 male casualty with burn injuries sent to SGH.
b. 2 male casualties sent to NUH for burn injuries.
c. 1 male casualty sent to NUH for cuts and suspected fracture of a finger.
Fire investigations are still ongoing.