No. 4 alarm fire at Ngau Tau Kok Road roundup

     A fire broke out at an industrial building at 7 Ngau Tau Kok Road at 10.59am on June 21. The fire was upgraded to No. 3 alarm and No. 4 alarm at 12.14pm and at 7.46pm on June 21 respectively. It was put under control at 7.38pm on June 24, and was largely put out at 11.15pm last night (June 25).

     The third and fourth floors of the building were severely damaged by fire and the fifth floor was slightly damaged by fire.

     Firemen used a total of ten jets, four turntable ladder monitors, one aerial ladder platform monitor, five ground monitors, 12 breathing apparatus teams, six thermal imaging cameras and two positive pressure ventilating blowers to fight the blaze.

     Twelve fire services personnel had been sent to United Christian Hospital and Tseung Kwan O Hospital for treatment, among whom a senior station officer and a senior fireman passed away. The rest of them have been discharged.

Ends/Sunday, June 26, 2016
Issued at HKT 19:06