Two dead in Bukit Timah house fire believed to be Malaysian father and son

Two dead in Bukit Timah house fire believed to be Malaysian father and son
The bodies of two males discovered at the scene of a fire in Bukit Timah are believed to be a father and son from Malaysia.

The bodies of two males were discovered by firefighters after they put out a fire at a Bukit Timah terrace house which started in the early hours of Sunday morning. The two dead people are believed to be a father and son from Malaysia.

 


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SINGAPORE - Two bodies were found by firefighters who were called to put out a fire at a Bukit Timah Bungalow early in the morning today.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that they were alerted of the fire at 4.16am today. SCDF said that resources were immediately dispatched to the location at 40 Jalan Gaharu. Two fire engines, one Red Rhino, two ambulances and one support appliance were sent to the location.

Upon arrival, SCDF personnel said they found the single storey unit blazing and immediately conducted fire fighting operations with three water jets.

SCDF said that "fire involved the contents of the unit" and that the fire was brought under control within 15 minutes.

Three occupants of the unit, one male and two females, were rescued and were sent to the National University Hospital (NUH) for smoke inhalation.

SCDF fire fighters also found two bodies in the unit.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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