Factory fire at Loyang; 3 sent to hospital

Factory fire at Loyang; 3 sent to hospital

SINGAPORE - A fire occurred at a factory in Loyang on Monday morning, the Singapore Civil Defence Force  (SCDF) said in a statement.

SCDF said it was alerted to a factory fire incident at 18 Loyang Crescent at 3:55am.

According to SCDF, the fire "involved cleaning agents in the production area of the factory". The size of the fire was approximately 20m by 20m.

SCDF used 5 water jets to bring the fire under control within 20 minutes.

A total of 3 casualties, 2 women and 1 man, were conveyed to Changi General Hospital for smoke inhalation.

According to aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney's website, the firm's Pratt & Whitney Services Pte Ltd factory is located at the same address.

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