Fire breaks out at The Penny Black pub in Boat Quay

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A fire broke out in The Penny Black pub at Boat Quay today (July 28) at 10am.

Stompers Zack and Peter sent photos and a video of the incident to Stomp.

There was a large plume of smoke that could be seen from around the Central Business District (CBD) area.

The Singapore Civil Defence (SCDF) posted the following update to their Facebook page:

"A fire broke out at 27 Boat Quay this morning. SCDF firefighers have extinguished the fire with 1 water jet. 

"1 member of the kitchen staff suffered a minor burn injury to his right hand but he did not want to be conveyed to the hospital."

They added that two fire bikes, one fire engine, two Red Rhinos, one support vehicle and one ambulance were despatched to the location.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Watch the video below.

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