Fire breaks out in Pang Ching Court in Wong Tai Sin, 100 residents evacuated

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Pang Ching Court

19th February 2024 – (Hong Kong) In a recent incident at Pang Ching Court, located at 6 Chui Chuk Street in Wong Tai Sin, a fire erupted in a ground-floor unit’s kitchen. The incident occurred at approximately 5pm this afternoon (19th) and immediately drew the attention of several residents who promptly reported the incident. Upon receiving the distress call, the fire department swiftly responded, deploying a fire hose and dispatching a team of firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus to extinguish the blaze. Thanks to their swift actions, the fire was quickly brought under control. During the incident, approximately 100 residents took it upon themselves to evacuate to a safe location, and fortunately, no injuries were reported. The exact cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

The fire originated from the closed kitchen of a unit on the lower floor of Pang Ching Court. The exterior wall of the kitchen suffered from smoke damage, as captured in photographs taken at the scene. The fire department’s timely intervention helped prevent the flames from spreading and causing further damage to the property.