Mercedes vehicle catches fire in Wong Tai Sin’s Ying Fuk Court Car Park, damaging Tesla and seven-seater vehicle

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22nd February 2024 – (Hong Kong) At 4.58am today, a Mercedes car suddenly caught fire on the third floor of the Ying Fuk Court Car Park in Wong Tai Sin. The fire spread to two adjacent vehicles, a Tesla electric car and a seven-seater vehicle, causing thick smoke to billow out of the car park. Several concerned citizens promptly reported the incident to the authorities. Firefighters swiftly arrived at the scene and successfully extinguished the flames. Fortunately, no evacuation was necessary, and no injuries were reported.

Due to the intensity of the fire, the car park’s ceiling was charred, and the Mercedes vehicle involved suffered severe damage. The electric car and the seven-seater vehicle nearby also sustained blackened exteriors. Following a preliminary investigation by the fire department, the cause of the fire is suspected to be suspicious. Efforts are underway to contact the vehicle owners to assist with the investigation.