Raging fire at Liat towers, one person rescued

Fire at an 18th-floor unit of Liat Towers on 25 March 2020. (Photo: Yahoo News Singapore/Dhany Osman)

SINGAPORE – One person was rescued from Liat Towers, where a fire was raging in an 18th-floor unity, on Wednesday night (25 March).

The individual was then conveyed to the Singapore General Hospital.

When contacted, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at about 10pm and dispatched 13 emergency vehicles to the scene.

Firefighters, donning breathing apparatus sets, entered the building, and conducted firefighting and rescue operations. They had to force an entry into the affected unit using hydraulic tools.

The fire, which involved contents of a retail unit, was extinguished using one water jet.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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