"Deep-seated" fire breaks out at Joo Koon warehouse

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A fire broke out at a warehouse along 60 Benoi Road in Joo Koon on Tuesday (July 24).

Stomper Storm101 said there were police and firefighters at the scene.

Added the Stomper: "Staff from the Engineering Manufacturing Services (EMS) building were told to evacuate at around 11.15am.

"Sources said a warehouse fire occurred behind the EMS building."

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at about 10.50am.

"Upon arrival, smoke was seen from the upper levels of a warehouse."

"Firefighters successfully contained and extinguished the deep-seated fire, which involved building insulation materials and boards within a storage area in the warehouse with three water jets," added an SCDF spokesman.

There were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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