11th December 2023 – (Hong Kong) Fire officers were summoned to a blaze at the Global Funeral Parlour on Cheong Hang Road in Hung Hom. The incident, which took place at approximately 9pm last night, saw no casualties and did not necessitate an evacuation, underscoring the successful containment efforts by the responding teams.
The parlour, known for its solemn dignified services, became the site of urgency when dense smoke and fierce flames were detected emanating from one of its chapels. The parlour’s management promptly alerted the authorities, who arrived swiftly to address the conflagration.
Upon arrival, the fire brigade took immediate action to douse the flames, which had reportedly originated from a wooden frame within the facility.