SHOCKING : Two Dead In A Fire Incident Happened At Rivervale Crest Condo, Both Aged 78


On Sunday morning, a fire at the Rivervale Crest condominium claimed the lives of a man and a woman, both 78.

According to The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)’s Facebook post, at about 1:00 a.m. today they were alerted to a fire at at the condominium at 9 Rivervale Crescent.

When they arrived, the fire was raging inside a unit on the 14th floor.

SCDF firefighters conducted forcible entry and penetrated into the smoke-logged unit to fight the fire. The fire involved contents of a bedroom and was extinguished by SCDF with a water jet.

During the firefighting operation, SCDF found three unconscious persons in the unit. They were carried out of the unit and brought to the ground floor, SCDF wrote on Facebook.

Source : Singapore Civil Defence Force

SCDF’s emergency medical services personnel commenced CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on two of the persons and conveyed them to Sengkang General Hospital.

The third person was conveyed to Singapore General Hospital.

About 150 persons from neighbouring units were evacuated by the Police as a precautionary measure. The cause of fire is under investigation.

According to CNA, Police told on Sunday morning that the 78-year-old man and the woman died in hospital due to their injuries. A 73-year-old man remains in hospital.

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