Car bursts into flames at Hougang Avenue 9

Submitted by Stomper Nigel

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A car caught on fire along Hougang Avenue 9 on Feb 18.

Stomper Nigel alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos he took of the burning vehicle.

"Firefighters arrived within 10 minutes and put the fire out in a few seconds," he said.

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the fire at 8.30pm.

"The fire involved the engine compartment of a car," an SCDF spokesperson said.

"SCDF extinguished the fire using a water jet."

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