Fire breaks out at bin centre in Jurong East

Submitted by Stomper Persis, Anonymous

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A fire broke out at a bin centre at Block 312 Jurong East Street 32 on Thursday morning (Oct 7).

Stomper Persis alerted Stomp to the incident and shared a video of firefighters extinguishing the fire.

Stomper Anonymous said he heard "cracking and small explosion sounds".

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at 9.50am.

The fire involved the contents of a rubbish collection truck, an SCDF spokesman said.

SCDF extinguished the fire using one water jet.

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

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