Bedroom of 9th-storey unit catches fire at Blk 97 Jalan Dua

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A fire broke out on the ninth storey of Block 97 Jalan Dua on Sunday morning (June 10).

A Stomper alerted Stomp to the fire and shared photos from the scene.

In the photos, thick black smoke is seen billowing out from the ninth floor of the block.

The Stomper said that he saw Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers =fighting the fire at about 10.15am.

In response to Stomp media queries, an SCDF spokesman said that it responded to the fire at 9.45am.

"SCDF conducted forcible entry and extinguished the fire which involved contents of a bedroom with one water jet," the spokesman said.

"An elderly woman was assessed by the paramedic for shortness of breath while evacuating and did not want to be conveyed ot the hospital."

Stomp understands that the woman was not from the affected unit.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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