Massive blaze engulfs terrace house under construction near Little India

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Firefighters are presently putting out a massive blaze that fully engulfed a residential private property at 82 Sing Avenue, this evening.

A video capturing the incident, that was posted on social media by eyewitness Abul Kalam Azad, shows that the police were also deployed to the scene. A large crowd can be seen in the video gathered near the police vehicle, watching as the fire roars and reaches great height:

Posted by Abul Kalam Azad on Friday, 6 July 2018

Other eyewitnesses shared more footage from the scene:

Just Happened ???? at Rangoon Road

Posted by Zhao S Fang on Friday, 6 July 2018

Others from the scene reported that a “burning smell” lingered in the air as the atmosphere filled with thick smoke.

The SCDF has said that efforts to control the fire are ongoing:

[Fire @ 82 Sing Avenue]SCDF firefighting operations in progress.

Posted by Singapore Civil Defence Force on Friday, 6 July 2018