A Fire! at a new building along Queens Road East near Happy Valley

Last Sunday afternoon, I spied plumes of black smoke being emitted from a building down the road. It was the construction of a new hotel, and unclear which floor the fire was on. 

A quick call to 999 confirmed that they were already alerted and had sent ambulances and notified the fire department.


Three ambulances were waiting at the Tang Shiu Kin hospital across the road but I didn’t see anyone bring stretchered across. Hopefully no one was working as it was Sunday. 


It’s been very very hot in Hong Kong and it wouldn’t be a surprise if the cause was some flammable turpentine that got super heated and set nearby items on fire. 

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