Seven people who were trapped in the Golden Mile Complex’s lifts on the Beach Road were on Wednesday afternoon freed after a fire outbreak in the complex.
In a news release, the Singapore Civil Defence Force stated that when they arrived at the scene of the incident at 4:37 pm, the fire was blazing inside an electrical room at the ground floor. It was. However, it was put out with two water jets.
Also, SCDF opened the lift door on the 8th floor to rescue two women. One of the women who is a Chinese in her 60s fainted and was taken to the Singapore General Hospital by the SCDF ambulance. Meanwhile, the second woman refused to be taken to the hospital in SCDF ambulance, SCDF reported.
Besides, a lift technician opened the door of the elevator on the 10th floor that trapped five persons and freed them.
SCDF reported that about 200 people willingly vacated the building before the arrival of the SCDF.