ICA officer extinguishes car fire at Woodlands Checkpoint

Submitted by Stomper Anthony

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A car caught on fire at Woodlands Checkpoint at around 11.30pm on Thursday (Jun 21).

Stomper Anthony and his cousin were entering Johor Bahru when they suddenly heard a lot of honking. It was then that they realised that a car was on fire.

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Anthony said: "I was waiting for my passport at the counter when all of a sudden, I heard a lot of motorbikes honking and I discovered that a car had burst into flames. 

"But the fire was put out swiftly by an officer there."

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted to a vehicle fire at around 11.30pm.

"The fire was extinguished by an Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officer prior to SCDF's arrival.

"There were no reported injuries.

"The cause of the fire is under investigation."

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