Taxi bursts into flames at Woodlands Ave 5

Submitted by Stomper Kannan

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A taxi caught fire at the junction of Woodlands Avenue 5 and Woodlands Avenue 2 today (Feb 17) at around 8.20am.

Stomper Kannan alerted Stomp to the incident after he saw Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers working to extinguish the fire.

"The driver managed to get out of the vehicle before it caught fire," he said.

In response to Stomp's media queries, an SCDF spokesman said that the fire involved the engine compartment of the taxi and was extinguished using one water jet.

There were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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