5 dead after BMW crashed into shophouse at Tanjong Pagar, & fire broke out

1 taken to SGH for burns.

Nyi Nyi Thet | February 13, 2021, 09:28 AM

At around 5.40am on Feb. 13, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to a fire at 37 Tanjong Pagar Road.

Five were pronounced dead at the scene.

Another person was sent to Singapore General Hospital for burn injuries.

In a statement to Mothership, SCDF said they had extinguished the fire with three water jets and one compressed air foam backpack.

The fire involved a car and the front of a shophouse.

Investigations into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

According to the Straits Times, the car is understood to be a BMW.

ST also reported that the first floor of the shophouse, where the car crashed into, was empty at the time.

Image from Song Seng Wun Facebook