Car bursts into flames at Alexandra Rd

Submitted by Stomper Derrick

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Stomper Derrick was driving along Alexandra Road when he saw a car on fire near Queensway Shopping Centre this morning (Apr 13).

He saw flames at the front of the car and thick black smoke billowing from the vehicle as he got closer.

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers were on the scene to extinguish the fire and did so as traffic gave way to them.

An SCDF spokesperson provided Stomp with the following statement:

"SCDF was alerted to a vehicle fire around Alexandra Road near Queensway at about 10.20am.

"Two fire engines were dispatched.

"The fire was extinguished by SCDF with one water jet.

"There wre no reported injuries.

"The cause of the fire is under investigation."