20 people self-evacuate after fire breaks out at Ban Heng restaurant in Boon Keng

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Around 20 people self-evacuated after a fire broke out at Ban Heng restaurant at Block 22 Boon Keng Road on Monday (Nov 23).

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the fire at about 5.10pm.

A Stomper sent photos of people evacuating the area and of SCDF officers at the scene.

In the photos, a police tape can be around the block, cordoning off the area.

Facebook user Quek Chinguan also shared photos and videos of black smoke billowing into the sky.


Boon keng ban Heng restaurant on fire

Posted by Quek Chinguan on Monday, November 23, 2020

In response to a Stomp query, a spokesman for SCDF said: "The fire, which involved the kitchen exhaust ducting, was extinguished by SCDF using a hosereel and a water jet."

SCDF added that about 20 people self-evacuated prior to their arrival.

There were no reported injuries and the cause of fire is under investigation.

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