2nd December 2023 – (Hong Kong) at 8.09am today, a fire broke out in an open-air car park near Pai Tau Street, close to MTR Sha Tin Station. The fire originated from a washing machine in the rest area used by the cleaning staff. Upon receiving the report, the fire department swiftly arrived at the scene and initiated firefighting operations, with assistance from the rescue team.
The fire was promptly extinguished by the firefighters. Preliminary investigations suggest that the fire may have been caused by a short circuit in the washing machine’s electrical wiring. Fortunately, no injuries were reported, and there was no need for evacuation during the incident.