Saturday, 7 March 2015
Fire incident at No. 21 Tanjong Penjuru
SCDF was alerted to a case of fire at the above mentioned location at 8.53pm.
Upon SCDF’s arrival, the fire was well alight and involved contents in the production area of the chemical plant. The fire was confined to the production area measuring about 5m by 5m by 20m (height).
At the height of the operation, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus equipment encircled the fire with a total of 6 water jets. One Unmanned Firefighting Machine was also deployed for the firefighting operation.
The fire was extinguished by SCDF within 90 mins. The plant has been cordoned off for SCDF to carry out damping-down operations, which is likely to last for at least the next 12 hours.
About 50 SCDF personnel were involved in this firefighting operation.