A fire broke out at Sree Maha Mariamman Hindu Temple at Yishun Avenue 3 at around 3.25pm. Firefighters arrived at the scene and managed to bring the fire under control within 15 minutes. The fire was "confined to the launderette and kitchen at the rear section of the building on the ground level", according to reports.
Two men were injured in the incident. According to an eye-witness video, the temple was only built recently.