Three vehicles damaged after taxi catches fire in Sengkang
A fire believed to have started in a taxi spread and damaged two other cars - a Mercedes and a Volkswagen - in a Sengkang multi-storey carpark yesterday.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted around 6am and dispatched a fire engine, two Red Rhinos, a fire bike, and a support vehicle to Block 117D, Rivervale Drive.
Its spokesman said the fire involved a car's engine compartment and was put out with a water jet and a hosereel jet.
No one was injured.
A resident, who wanted to be known only as Mr Lee, 58, said he heard an explosion at 5.10am and smelled smoke 20 minutes later.
"When I went down at about 6am, I saw that the fire was huge," the retiree added.