Fire breaks out in restaurant in Geylang shophouse, cook injured trying to put out blaze

Submitted by Stomper Andy, Lynn, Mike

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A fire broke out in a two-storey shophouse at 260 Geylang Road on Saturday (Feb 4).

Stompers Andy, Lynn and Mike shared videos and photos of the fire, showing grey smoke billowing into the sky and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) at the scene.

Other videos of the blaze were also posted online.

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Geylang Lor 12 fires

In response to a Stomp query, SCDF said it was alerted to a fire at 260 Geylang Road at about 6.15pm.

"The fire involved contents of a two-storey shophouse. SCDF extinguished the fire using two water jets. Eight people self-evacuated from the affected shophouse prior to the arrival of SCDF.

"SCDF assessed one person and the person subsequently refused conveyance to the hospital.

"The cause of the fire is under investigation," said SCDF.

The fire started on the second floor of the Xiao Xiang Yuan Hunan Restaurant, near the junction of Geylang Road and Lorong 12 Geylang, reported Lianhe Zaobao.

The Chinese daily added that a cook injured his left cheek trying to put out the fire but refused to be taken to the hospital.


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