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Updated: 02/10/2013 22:34 | By Channel NewsAsia

Fire breaks out at Toa Payoh flat, 3 sent to hospital

Fire breaks out at Toa Payoh flat, 3 sent to hospital


Fire breaks out at Toa Payoh flat, 3 sent to hospital

SINGAPORE: A woman and two children were sent to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Sunday, after a fire broke out in their flat.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said the incident happened close to noon in a fifth floor unit at Block 161 Toa Payoh Lorong 1.

A fire engine, two red rhinos, one ambulance and three support vehicles were sent to the scene.

When officers arrived, they found that the fire had started from the living room.

The blaze was put out with a water jet.

The woman and children were treated for smoke inhalation.

— CNA/al

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