Taxi catches fire, spews thick smoke at AMK Ave 5

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Passing motorists got a shock when they saw a taxi on fire at Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 at 10.30pm yesterday (Aug 1).

The blue Comfort-Delgro cab was spewing acrid smoke by the side of the road. 

Evening daily Lianhe Wanbao said the vehicle was engulfed in flames.

A witness called Christina told Stomp website:

"There was a lot of smoke coming out from the front of the (cab). 

"Three firemen were trying to put out the smoke. I also heard some shouting."

A Singapore Civil Defence Force spokesman said officers extinguished the fire and there were no injuries.

The incident caused a minor traffic jam.


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