SCDF firefighters battling Kranji warehouse blaze in second major fire in 3 days
The fire at a Kranji warehouse involved piles of waste materials. (Photo: SCDF)
SINGAPORE: Firefighters with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) are battling a warehouse fire in Kranji, in the second major industrial fire in three days.At least 70 firefighters were deployed early Thursday morning (Mar 22) to tackle the blaze at 11 Kranji Crescent, SCDF said in a Facebook post at around 3.10am.The firefighters faced tricky conditions including a buckled zinc roof and smoke-logged surroundings, the post said.
"The fire involving piles of waste materials is contained within a warehouse," SCDF said in a later post, adding that 16 firefighting appliances and support vehicles had been deployed to the scene.
In a subsequent post at 4.15am, SCDF said that fires involving piles of waste materials are typically deep-seated and difficult to extinguish quickly.
caught fire. It took 128 firefighters more than six hours to put out the blaze.