Shophouse goes up in flames at Rowell Road

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Stomper Yap was in his shop when he noticed the shophouse at 9 Rowell Road on fire at around 10pm last night (Oct 2).

His shop was located just behind the shop house on fire. He noted that there were many bystanders.

"The crowd was a lot, many foreigners there gathered around."

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An SCDF spokesperson said:

"SCDF was alerted to a case of fire at 9 Rowell Road, 2218 hours."

"Fire involved contents of a shophouse."

"It was extinguised by SCDF by two water jets."

"No one was injured and the cause of fire is under investigation."