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A fire broke out in a commercial and residential building in Wanchai. His son suffered stab wounds on his chest and died on the spot. His father was sent to hospital and died.

2022-12-01T00:04:01.181Z

A fire broke out in Wan Chai. At about 3 a.m., in a commercial and residential building at Nos. 275-277 Lockhart Road, it was reported that a fire broke out in one of the units, and flames gushed out of the windows. The firefighters arrived at the scene, set up a steel ladder and sprayed water from top to bottom



A fire broke out in Wan Chai.

At about 3 a.m., in a commercial and residential building at Nos. 275-277 Lockhart Road, it was reported that a fire broke out in one of the units, and flames gushed out of the windows.

The firefighters arrived at the scene after receiving the report, set up steel ladders and sprayed water from top to bottom. At the same time, they sent two teams of smoking cap teams into the building to assist in the evacuation. It is reported that more than 10 people were evacuated to a safe location. The cause of the fire has not yet been known.

According to news from the scene, a man was found unconscious in the building with no breathing pulse. The ambulancemen performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation and then installed an automatic external cardiac compressor. He was then sent to the hospital for emergency treatment, but he died in the end; Confirmed apparently dead.


According to the news, the deceased was a father and son who lived at the same address. The father was about 60 years old and died in the hospital. The man who died at the scene was his son, about 30 years old. He had a knife wound on his heart and was scorched when he was found. corpse.


The unconscious man was taken to hospital by ambulance.

(Photo by Chen Yongwu)

A man was certified dead at the scene.

(Photo by Chen Yongwu)

The site of the fire, Nos. 275-277 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, is called Jinle Building, which is used for both commercial and residential purposes. The lowest floors are commercial units; the fifth floor and above are residential units.

Mr. Ou, who lived on the 17th floor, said that at the time of the incident, "there was a lot of smoke and I fell asleep. I woke up and saw the candles downstairs." The firefighters took their family of three to the rooftop for shelter. There were several rooftops at the time. Famous neighbors were evacuated.

He said that the unit where the fire started was on the fifth floor, and thick smoke was coming from all directions.

In addition, another elderly woman living on the seventh floor was suspected of inhaling smoke and felt unwell, so she had to board an ambulance for treatment.

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Source: hk1

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