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Unit in Tai Kok Tsui caught fire Two cats burnt to death in an old neighborhood

2023-02-04T04:18:32.335Z


Today (4th) at 10:10 in the morning, a fire broke out in a unit in the east block of Fugui Building, No. 1-21, Bowen Street, Tai Kok Tsui. The fire was quite violent, and the unit was instantly engulfed in flames, thick and black smoke spewed out of the window, sweeping the upper half of the air


Today (4th) at 10:10 in the morning, a fire broke out in a unit in the east block of Fugui Building, No. 1-21, Bowen Street, Tai Kok Tsui.

The fire was so intense that the unit was instantly engulfed in flames, and thick and black smoke spewed out of the window, sweeping the upper half of the air.

The firefighters received multiple calls for help, and dispatched a firefighter and a smoking cap team to the rescue.

About 20 residents were evacuated by firefighters, some of them were rescued by firefighters climbing ladders, and some elderly people with limited mobility were rescued by police officers.

The fire was extinguished at 10:50 a.m., and two men and a woman were taken to hospital after inhaling smoke.

It was reported that there were 5 cats in the unit where the fire broke out, two of them were burned to death, and 3 were missing.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


The fire was quite violent, and thick smoke billowed into the air.

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Resident Huang Bo told the story of the fire alarm, saying that the unit where the fire broke out was on the third floor. He was just going out to take the elevator when a man from the unit where the fire started told him that there was a fire. Way! Lucky Cai (the firefighter) rescued us in time and held me back, and there was no smoke when I reached the stairs!" He and two family members fell safely down the stairs.

Uncle Huang pointed out the smoke, but fortunately the firefighters took him and his family out of the building in time.

(Photo by Weng Yuhui)

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Source: hk1

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