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1 man taken to hospital, 20 residents evacuated after fire erupts in Little India HDB flat

SINGAPORE — A man was taken to hospital after police and members of the pubic helped him escape from a fire through the window of a third-floor public housing unit in Little India on Tuesday (Oct 17) evening. Twenty residents were evacuated.

“As a result of the fire, the rest of the unit sustained heat and soot damage”, it added.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

In a video of the fire posted on TikTok, the inside of the unit could be seen engulfed by flames with smoke billowing out. Onlookers and SCDF personnel and vehicles could also be seen at the scene.

Pictures accompanying the SCDF post also showed the walls of the unit covered in soot, with a blackened dining table and a half-burnt chair seen in the aftermath of the fire.

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