31st March 2023 – (Hong Kong) A private Citroen car caught fire along Tai Yuk Road in Yuen Long. The incident occurred around 7 am when the vehicle was passing by the Yuen Long Theatre. Smoke and flames were seen coming out of the car’s bottom, prompting several passersby to immediately report the incident to the authorities.
Upon receiving the report, a team of firefighters arrived at the scene promptly. They immediately started to extinguish the flames with a hose. The team wore protective clothing and breathing apparatus as they tackled the fire to avoid inhaling harmful fumes. The firefighters managed to bring the fire under control and prevent it from spreading further. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.
Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident. The quick response of the firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to nearby buildings, which could have caused major damage to property and possibly resulted in casualties.