Section of Ang Mo Kio MRT closed off after walkway to AMK Hub fills with smoke from escalator

Submitted by Stomper Lee

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Update: SMRT staff member hospitalised after inhaling smoke from faulty escalator in Ang Mo Kio MRT incident [Feb 6]

A section of Ang Mo Kio MRT station has been closed off after smoke was seen being emitted from an escalator.

Stomper Lee who alerted us to the incident at 2.22pm today (Feb 5) said that there were police personnel and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) fire trucks seen at the scene.

She added that a person on duty informed her that train service is still available, but that they could not go through the underpass linking AMK Hub and the MRT station.

Facebook user Jas Chua also posted to Facebook, describing her experience.

Chua said that the tunnel leading to AMK Hub was "full of smoke" and that there was a "pungent smell".

She added that the lift had also broken down.

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