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14 Feb 2019 | 09:37 AM UTC

Singapore: Fire at Carlton Hotel (Bras Basah area) February 14

Singapore News Alert

Fire breaks out at Carlton Hotel February 14; power outages in the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/14/2019, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Singapore

Event

A fire broke out at Carlton Hotel (Bras Basah district) in the afternoon (local time) of Thursday, February 14. The building, hosting nearly a thousand people, has been evacuated. No injuries have been reported. However, power outages were reported in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, leading to disruptions to public transportation services; some nearby metro stations were forced to temporarily cease operations. The Singapore Civil Defence Force is currently investigating the cause of the fire.

Advice

Individuals present in Singapore are advised to avoid the Bras Basah area, anticipate travel restrictions in this area, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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