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Car Burst up in flame with driver in it. Bukit Panjang Fire

Singapore: A car burst into flame and a man on fire was spotted walking out of the car away from the fire.

The incident happen at Block 216 Petir Road in Bukit Panjang.

Further report by The Straits Time and Shin Min Daily News stated that the man on fire is believed to have been the driver of the flaming car. It was reported that he had been unable to start his vehicle when it suddenly caught fire.

As reported by The Straits Time, Madam Kasidah Yusoff, 55, a cleaner who lives on the second floor of the block that overlooks the carpark, said  that her window in-front of her flat glowed bright orange and she could feel the heat of the flame.

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was on scene.

An SCDF Spokesman said that four compressed air foam jets were used to extinguish the fire.

The man in flame was taken to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) with burn injuries. The case is currently under investigation.

*This news report first appeared on Shin Min Daily News on Monday (July 4).

The Straits Times


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