A massive fire broke out in a Hong Kong skyscraper on Sunday, but fortunately there were no casualties.
The fire started at around 4:30 pm in the afternoon in the building located in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong. The building is a residential and commercial complex, and the fire was reported to have started on the 25th floor.
The Hong Kong Fire Services Department (FSD) responded quickly to the incident and sent over 100 firefighters to the scene. The firefighters worked quickly to contain the fire and prevent it from spreading to other parts of the building.
The FSD also deployed several fire engines and helicopters to the scene to help with the firefighting efforts. The fire was eventually brought under control after about two hours.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault. The FSD has also stated that the building’s fire safety systems were functioning properly and that the fire was contained quickly due to the quick response of the firefighters.
Fortunately, there were no casualties reported in the incident. The FSD has praised the quick response of the firefighters and the building’s fire safety systems for preventing any casualties.
The building has been evacuated and the FSD is currently assessing the damage caused by the fire. The FSD has also stated that the building will remain closed until further notice.
The incident has caused disruption to the area, with roads being closed and public transport being diverted. The FSD has urged people to avoid the area until the situation is resolved.
This is not the first time a fire has broken out in a Hong Kong skyscraper. In 2017, a fire broke out in a building in the Central district of Hong Kong, resulting in the death of two people.
The FSD has stated that it is important for people to be aware of fire safety measures and to ensure that their buildings are equipped with the necessary fire safety systems.
The FSD has also urged people to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity or potential fire hazards to the authorities.
Overall, the quick response of the firefighters and the building’s fire safety systems have prevented any casualties in the incident. The FSD has praised the firefighters for their quick response and urged people to be aware of fire safety measures.