It was previously reported that a BMW had caught fire on 16 September at a Sembawang petrol station at about 8.45pm.
It has since been revealed that before the SCDF officers arrived at the scene, there was an off-duty SCDF officer nearby to helped to contain the fire before his colleagues arrived, using a fire extinguisher to fight the fire.
There were no injuries reported and the SCDF is currently investigating the incident.
A video of the incident emerged online by TikTok user @abanginsurance, showing an SCDF officer in yellow rushing to the burning car and putting out the fire.
The engine compartment of the BMW had caught on fire as the officer fought the flames, and more SCDF officers later arrived in a separate vehicle to reinforce his firefighting efforts.
The SCDF confirmed that they were alerted to a fire that broke out involving the engine compartment of a car at 593 Sembawang Road at about 8.30pm.
They said that an off-duty SCDF officer had used fire extinguishers to contain the fire before their arrival.
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Source: @abanginsurance on TikTok