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A car caught fire on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Wednesday evening (Jan 10), causing a traffic jam.
A video sent by Stomper Usain shows a car engulfed in the fire and an explosion can also be heard.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to a vehicle fire on the PIE towards Tuas after Clementi Avenue 6 at about 8.55pm.
The Land Transport Authority took to Twitter to advise motorists to avoid lanes 1 and 2.
Accident on PIE (towards Tuas) after Clementi Ave 6 Exit. Avoid lanes 1 and 2
— LTATrafficNews (@LTAtrafficnews) January 10, 2018
Traffic camera footage on the One.Motoring website shows that traffic was still heavy in the area at 10.15pm.
Firemen extinguished the blaze using a water jet. There were no injuries reported.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.