20 people evacuated after raging fire breaks out at Depot Lane

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About 20 people were evacuated after a fire broke out at an industrial unit at 4007 Depot Lane on Tuesday morning (May 10).

Stomper Andrew alerted Stomp to the incident and shared a video he took of a huge plume of smoke rising above the estate.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) posted a statement regarding the fire on its Facebook page on Tuesday at 6.24pm.

It said it responded to the fire at 10.15am.

[Fire @ 4007 Depot Lane] At about 10.15am today (10 May), SCDF responded to a fire at the above-mentioned location....

Posted by Singapore Civil Defence Force on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

"SCDF initially deployed two water jets as protective curtains to prevent the fire from spreading to the adjacent units," the statement said.

"The fire was subsequently extinguished using two foam jets and one water jet.

"About 20 people from the affected premises self-evacuated before SCDF's arrival."

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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