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Updated: 07/16/2013 21:18 | By Channel NewsAsia

Fire at Singapore Poly put out

Fire at Singapore Poly put out

Fire at Singapore Poly put out

SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at the Singapore Polytechnic on Tuesday evening.

According to Singapore Poly, the fire started at 7.25pm at the staff office at Teaching Block 2, Level 5.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call at 7.35pm informing it of a fire at the polytechnic.

Two fire engines, two red rhinos, three support vehicles and two fire bikes were sent to the campus.

SCDF said the fire involved contents of an office, and was extinguished at 8.30pm using two water jets.

There were no reported injuries and investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.

The polytechnic said all staff were accounted for.

"Classes will not be affected by the incident and will continue as scheduled tomorrow at different locations," it added. 

- CNA/fa

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