Cityflyer bus catches fire on the artificial island of the HZM Bridge Hong Kong Port, male cleaner arrested for arson

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7th July 2022 – (Hong Kong) At about 7.30am today, the front of a Cityflyer bus parked at Shun Hang Road bus stop on the artificial island of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port suddenly caught fire.

Firefighters rushed to the scene and put out the fire quickly. No one was injured in the incident. After investigation, the fire department found that the cause of the bus fire was unusual and referred the case to the police as “arson” for follow-up. It is reported that the police checked the CCTV at the scene and found that a bus cleaner had been in the bus before the incident. The fire broke out shortly after he got off the bus.

The police then intercepted the cleaner nearby and took him to custody. The source at the scene said that he had admitted to setting fire to the vehicle but the motive for the crime remains to be investigated.

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