Arson at Godfrey Centre, Lai Chi Kok Road



At 9am today, a 3rd floor unit at Godfrey Centre, 175-185 Lai Chi Kok Rd, Tai Kok Tsui caught fire. Fire brigades came and managed to put out the fire under 12 minutes. An initial police investigation revealed that the fire could be caused by arson. As many as 40 residents were evacuated from the building. During the incident, 3 women and 1 child were sent to hospital for treatment. Police nabbed a 30 year old man who was suspected to be connected to the arson of the unit which was occupied by a couple. The motive of arson is not established yet at press time.

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