SINGAPORE: An 18—year—old woman suffered burn injuries on her arms and ears after a fire on the 9th floor of Pearl Bank Apartment.
The woman was sent to Singapore General Hospital for treatment.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the fire at around 5pm on Thursday. The fire was confined to the living room of a maisonette, and was put out in 20 minutes.
Officers also rescued five women who were trapped in a bedroom.
An additional 15 people from the neighbouring units were evacuated.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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