Three cars burnt after explosions in Toa Payoh multi-storey car park

Three cars burnt after explosions in Toa Payoh multi-storey car park
Unidentified bystanders with a car that was engulfed in the fire.

SINGAPORE - Three parked cars were engulfed in a raging fire, believed to have been sparked by an explosion in one of the vehicles before spreading.


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According to a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesperson, a call was received at 2.52am on Saturday. 

Officers dispatched one fire engine and a red rhino to the location at 156a Lor 1 Toa Payoh. The fire involved three vehicles and was put out within 10 minutes using one water jet.

No one was injured, and the cause of the fire is being investigated, said the SCDF spokesperson. 

An eye-witness, graduate student Ms Andrea Lek, 27, told the media that there was a loud explosion at about 2.55am, "followed by at least seven to 8 explosions".

According to media reports, the blaze was believed to have been sparked by one car which exploded in flames, before spreading to the adjacent vehicles.

candicec@sph.com.sg

 

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