Fire breaks out on scaffolding at building under revamp in Happy Valley, over 10 workers evacuated

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88, Blue Pool Road

2nd October 2023 – (Hong Kong) Happy Valley, a residential area in Hong Kong, witnessed a fire incident this morning (2nd October) at around 11.52am local time. The fire broke out on the scaffolding of a serviced residential building currently under revamp located at 88 Blue Pool Road. The affected area on the 9th floor exterior wall measured approximately 1.5 meters by 1.5 meters, emitting smoke. Fortunately, prior to the arrival of the fire brigade, workers at the scene managed to extinguish the flames. Over 10 workers were safely evacuated during the incident, and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.