Fire erupts in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen, Lam Tei, sending thick smoke and explosions into the sky

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17th April 2024 – (Hong Kong) A fire broke out on Wednesday (17th) evening at approximately 10pm in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen, located in Lam Tei near Tat Fuk Road. The authorities swiftly responded to multiple reports, indicating the severity of the situation. Witnesses from a distance were able to witness the eruption of fireballs and the thick plumes of smoke billowing into the air, signalling the intensity of the blaze. The fire was reported to have originated in the vicinity of a container yard.

Upon receiving the distress calls, the fire department immediately dispatched a team of firefighters equipped with protective gear to the scene. Their primary objective was to contain the fire and prevent its spread. The firefighters valiantly battled the raging flames, utilizing hoses to douse the area with water. Additionally, ambulances were present at the location, prepared to provide medical assistance if necessary.