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.
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.
Copyright and Disclaimer