Van bursts into flames in Little India sending plumes of thick smoke into the air

There were no injuries, thankfully.

Jeanette Tan | January 13, 2017, 03:46 PM

A seemingly-unattended van caught fire and was engulfed by flames in Little India on Thursday morning, Jan. 12.

The incident happened at the junction of Birch Road and Serangoon Road, with the van being parked right beside the Masjid Angulia:

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The Singapore Civil Defence Force told that they were alerted to the fire at 8:30am, and dispatched one fire engine, two red rhinos and two fire bikes to the scene. reader sent the following videos and photos of the burning vehicle at the scene:

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Here are the SCDF officers extinguishing the fire:

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Check out the height of the plumes of smoke the fire generated:

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No injuries were reported.

The SCDF also told they're investigating the cause of the fire.


Top photo courtesy of reader

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