Fire breaks out in lorry's cargo compartment at Bukit Batok

Submitted by Stomper Jey

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A lorry was engulfed in flames after a blaze broke out in its cargo compartment at Block 372 Bukit Batok Street 31 on Thursday night (Aug 8).

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the vehicle fire at about 11.20pm.

The fire involved the cargo component of a lorry and was extinguished by the SCDF with one water jet," a spokesman added.

There were no reported injuries.

Stomper Jey contributed photos and videos showing the fire as well as SCDF officers extinguishing it.

The lorry is later seen with its cargo compartment exposed after having its sides melted off.

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