Stomp contributor Linda was alerted to a fire at her neighbour's Choa Chu Kang flat when she detected smoke and a strong burning smell coming from the unit.
She praises the fast response of the SCDF and police, and is thankful no one was hurt in the fire.
"Fire at Choa Chu Kang Ave 4.
"Smoke and a strong burning smell were coming from my neighbour's house downstairs.
"Not too sure how bad the fire was.
"Many of the residents had already rushed downstairs and alerted SCDF.
"Our only worry was for the safety of the old aunty who lived there.
"I think within 2 to 3 minutes 3 or 4 fire engines arrived.
"Kudos to these firefighters and policemen for their swift response.
"I think an investigator arrived soon after.
"Not sure what the outcome our the investigation was, but thank goodness everyone was safe!"
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