Fire at Singapore's JAC storage tank extinguished

20 April 2016 13:59 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--The fire that broke out at a storage tank belonging to Jurong Aromatics Corp (JAC) has been extinguished, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said on Wednesday.

"The 5-hour long operation at 23 Tembusu Road [JAC] was extinguished at 7.45pm," the SCDF said in a statement.

The SCDF was alerted to the fire at 15:00 hours local time on Wednesday.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or casualties.

Traders said that the storage tank contained feedstock naphtha and that the fire would not have an impact on the market as the company's facilities are idle.

Additional reporting by Daphne Ho, Trixie Yap, Yeow Pei Lin and Felicia Loo

By Nurluqman Suratman