Written by: Lu Jiayu and Chen Haoran
Last update date: 2021-04-16 01:31
At 10 o'clock in the evening today (15th), a fire broke out in a unit at 109 Portland Street, Mong Kok, and thick smoke was emitted. The firefighter arrived at the scene to put out the fire. During this period, firefighters raised the ladder and went up to the broken window on the first floor of the burning unit. And use the lamp to illuminate the search.
More than 10 residents were evacuated to a safe place at the same time.
According to sources, a 30-year-old man was severely injured by inhalation of heavy smoke and was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. The firefighter also rescued two cats and one dog from the adjacent sub-district, but all were confirmed dead at the scene. Heartbroken to the host and hostess.
Sources at the scene indicated that the fire unit was a sub-district on the 7th floor of the building. When the fire broke out, about 8 residents above the 7th floor escaped to the rooftop.
The fireman raised the ladder to search.
(Photo by Chen Haoran)