Fire at Tampines 1 was caused by a car that was caught on fire in the basement

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Shoppers were seen outside the shopping centre, after smoke was seen in the building. Smoke was also seen coming out from the car park.

 

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Members of the public were evacuated from the building, and all mall entrances were cordoned off with police tape.

UPDATE: Tampines 1 has reopened after it was evacuated due to a car fire in the basement. No casualties were reported.