A fire broke out at 9 Tuas View Lane, at a warehouse that stores petroleum and flammable materials, according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force on 1 November.
The SCDF said in their Facebook statement that a CERT member was sent to Singapore General Hospital for smoke inhalation.
SCDF’s statement on Facebook
[Fire @ No. 9 Tuas View Lane]
SCDF has been alerted to a fire at the above location. SCDF is at scene conducting firefighting operations.
SCDF’s updated statement
[Final Update: Fire @ 9, Tuas View Lane]
At about 4:35 p.m. today (1 Nov), SCDF was alerted to a fire at the abovementioned location.
Upon SCDF’s arrival, black smoke was billowing from a warehouse storing petroleum and flammable materials. The area affected by the fire measured about 3 meters by 3 meters.
SCDF firefighters and the Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) of the affected premises deployed 2 water jets to contain the fire, and 3 foam jets to extinguish the fire. The fire was extinguished in about an hour.
A CERT member was conveyed by SCDF to Singapore General Hospital for smoke inhalation.
Damping down operations are ongoing.
The cause of fire is under investigation.