Viral footage shows e-bike bursting into flames at Bukit Merah hawker centre

Viral footage shows e-bike bursting into flames at Bukit Merah hawker centre

Footage of e-bike bursting in flames at Bukit Merah hawker centre goes viral

Last Tuesday (19 March), Singapore Civil Defence Pressure (SCDF) officers ended up alerted to two fires at Clementi and Bukit Merah triggered by mobility devices.

Footage of the incident in Bukit Merah not too long ago designed rounds on social media and has considering that gone viral.

In the 4-minute video clip, an e-bike at the hawker centre was viewed bursting into flames, surprising close by patrons.

Video emerges of e-bike bursting into flames at Bukit Merah hawker centre

Footage of the incident, which transpired at about 5.35pm on 19 March, was recently posted on the SG Road Vigilante Fb website page.

The video clip starts off by displaying an e-bicycle parked at a corner near a few seated folks.

Source: SG Highway Vigilante on Fb

A single of them experienced his back again to the mobility machine, which appeared to have wisps of smoke billowing from its rear.

Resource: SG Street Vigilante – SGRV on Fb

It’s unclear if the mobility device belonged to any of the a few adult men.

With no warning, the bicycle burst into flames at about the 13-next mark, shocking nearby patrons.

Supply: SG Highway Vigilante on Fb

The 3 patrons jumped out of their seats — 1 of them even fell and rolled on the flooring.

E-bike explodes & burns nearby stalls

The five patrons in the video appeared to have escaped serious injury by operating out in time.

The fireplace grew exponentially inside seconds, causing several hanged objects to fall.

Resource: SG Road Vigilante on Fb

This was followed by a number of enormous explosions.

Resource: SG Street Vigilante on Fb

Finally, the fiery blaze subsided, leaving guiding what seemed to be burnt remnants of the mobility unit.

Even while the e-bike fireplace died down, it turned obvious that a number of close by objects caught fireplace.

Source: SG Street Vigilante on Facebook

The video clip finishes with smoke filling up the complete vicinity.

Supply: SG Street Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook

SCDF urges public not to leave batteries charging for prolonged interval

SCDF claimed they had been alerted to the fire at Block 112 Jalan Bukit Merah at about 5.35pm past Tuesday (19 March).

Source: SG Road Vigilante on Facebook

The fireplace involved a Power Assisted Bicycle (PAB) parked around a industry stall on the floor flooring.

According to preliminary investigation, the fire probable originated from the battery pack of the PAB.

“To avoid PAB fires, the community is reminded not to leave batteries or devices charging for a prolonged period or charging them unattended overnight,” SCDF claimed.

SCDF also cautioned associates of the general public in opposition to acquiring and applying “non-initial batteries”.

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