Written by: Deng Haixing and Zhang Jiahao
Last update date: 2021-06-12 02:56
A deadly fire broke out in Hemantian Village.
At nearly half past midnight on Saturday (12th), one of the units in Yiwen Building suddenly caught fire, and heavy smoke spread out. More than 100 residents were evacuated to the ground for temporary shelter.
The firemen arrived at the report and used a breathing apparatus team and a throat to fight the blaze. The fire was put out nearly half an hour later.
It is understood that after rescuers broke into the fire unit, a man was found inside the house. He was suspected of inhaling excessive smoke and fell into a coma. He was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance and was certified dead.
Sources said that at the time of the incident, the unit involved had a fire, and the fire department is investigating the cause of the fire.