02 Oct '11, 7am

says 【PLUG】 New Blog Post: (Random Discourse – Pulau Bukom Fire)

says 【PLUG】 New Blog Post: (Random Discourse – Pulau Bukom Fire)

I knew from my colleague that a fire has broken out at Pulau Bukom at around 3:30pm on Wednesday (28-Sep-2011). He saw the news on STOMP and showed it to me. Since Bukom was just right in front of the window, I rolled up the blind and it seems to be under control at that point of time. But this shocking view greeted me around 7pm in the evening as I was winding down the blinds to call it a day. Apparently, it has gotten worse and the fire went on for another 26 hours after that (according to the news). It wasn’t until 9:18pm on Thursday that the hundred over firefighters managed to put the fire out. The first thing on my mind was, with a such a fire raging some people may have been hurt or killed. I am happy that Shell accounted for all its personnel. While some of my friends grumbled about the minimal media coverage, I subsequently discovered that access to Pulau Bukom is...

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