Fire in Geylang Building

A fire that disrupted power in a commercial building in Geylang on Sunday was extinguished by firefighters within five minutes.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at a ground floor unit in Prosper House at 5.57pm on Sunday. One red rhino and two fire engines were deployed to the scene at 101 Lorong 23 Geylang.

An SP Powergrid spokesman said a "cable fault" caused the fire and that it "was contained within the electrical transformer room".

There were no casualties. Investigations are ongoing.

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