Fire breaks out in lift shaft at Punggol HDB block

A fire broke out in a lift shaft at Block 207C Punggol Place at about 7.30pm on Tuesday (Sep 10). 

Facebook user Karen Wong shared a photo of the fire in a Facebook group, 50 Shades of Singapore.

A bright orange flame can be seen from the photo.

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said: "SCDF responded to a fire at level 16 of Block 207C Punggol Place at about 7.30pm on Sep 10.

"The fire, which involved a circuit board within the lift shaft, was extinguished by SCDF using a dry powder extinguisher.

"There were no persons trapped in the lift and no reported injuries."

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