Fire breaks out at building materials warehouse in Pat Heung, New Territories

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12th April 2024 – (Hong Kong) At 4am today, a fire erupted at a warehouse in Chi Ma Leng, located in the Shek Kong area of Pat Heung, New Territories. The warehouse, which stored various construction materials, became engulfed in flames, prompting an immediate response from the fire department. Firefighters swiftly arrived at the scene, equipped with protective gear and water hoses, to combat the blaze. Simultaneously, efforts were made to evacuate nearby residents to ensure their safety.

Preliminary reports indicate that the fire affected an area measuring approximately 20 meters by 50 meters. The majority of the materials stored in the warehouse were made of wood, intensifying the ferocity of the flames. As of now, there have been no reports of injuries or casualties resulting from the incident.