Fire breaks out at Pulau Busing, lightning believed to have struck tank

Submitted by Stomper Mzul, Razz

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A fire broke out on Pulau Busing today (Mar 20) at around 5.45pm.

Stomper Mzul told Stomp that he was nearby when he saw the fire start.

"I saw a bolt of lightning strike a tank, setting it on fire," he said.

Stomper Razz also shared a photo of the thick plumes of black smoke rising from the tank.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that the fire involves an oil storage tank.

At 8.36pm, the SCDF said their Large Monitors (Big Guns) and more resources are being deployed to Pulau Busing to mitigate the oil storage tank fire.

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