Singapore Shipyard Fire Injures Four

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March 27, 2013

Photo: Singapore Civil Defence Force

Four people were injured Tuesday night after a fire broke out at a Singapore shipyard.

A statement from Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower said that the fire started on board a tug at the Tanoto Shipyard in Jurong and spread to three adjacent vessels. The statement added that four crewmembers were injured and taken to a nearby hospital. It appears that the 3 people first reported missing have been located.

The fire started at 9:20pm Tuesday and was extinguished by 4:30am Wednesday, according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

The Ministry of Manpower has launched an investigation into the fire.

More photos of the fire can be found HERE.

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