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UPDATE: Fourth person dies after Geylang shophouse fire

A fourth person has died after a fire that broke out early this morning at a shophouse at 35 Geylang Lorong 4. 

Three people were found unconscious by firefighters, and were pronounced dead at the scene. 

The fourth victim succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. 

Nine people were brought to Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Singapore General Hospital, including two firefighters who sustained minor injuries. 

The New Paper understands that the unit housed foreign workers. 

Investigations are ongoing. 

Related report: 3 dead in Geylang shophouse fire

 

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