The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the fire, which occurred at 8 Tuas View Circuit, around 9.40am (1 Jan 2019).
The fire involved plastic waste and tyres. A total of 13 emergency vehicles and about 55 firefighters were deployed. At the height of the operation, eight water jets and an unmanned firefighting machine were used to bring the fire under control.
The police announced that several roads were closed to facilitate firefighting operations. These roads were Tuas South Ave 7 and Tuas View Circuit, Tuas South Ave 3 and Tuas View Circuit, Tuas South Ave 8 and Tuas View Circuit, and the Junction of Tuas South Ave 7 and Tuas South Ave 8.
There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Published : 1-Jan-2019