Shoppers evacuated after fire breaks out in Westgate mall basement

Shoppers evacuated after fire breaks out in Westgate mall basement

SINGAPORE - A fire broke out in a basement eatery in Westgate shopping mall at about 11am today (Apr 8), according to media reports.

A Stomp contributor, Frankie, said that the sprinklers were activated due to the flames, and that SCDF officers soon arrived to assess the situation and combat the fire. Another shopper, Aram, saw shoppers being evacuated by the mall's staff when the fire broke out.

According to Channel NewsAsia, the fire started at a food outlet in Basement 2, due to the overheating of an electrical fryer.

No injuries were reported. According to the mall's manager, operations resumed at about 12.30pm.

candicec@sph.com.sg

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