KMB bus catches fire in Wan Chai, 100 passengers evacuated


9th February 2021 – (Hong Kong) At 9.36am this morning (9th), a KMB double-decker bus No. 681 from Ma On Shan city centre to Hong Kong Station in Central, drove to the station opposite the old Wan Chai Police Station on Gloucester Road. The rear of the bus suddenly caught fire and a lot of smoke was emitted. About 100 passengers on board were evacuated. Rescuers rushed to the scene after receiving the report. The fire was put out about 10 minutes later. The fire department is investigating the cause of the fire.