Fire broke out in Hong Kong World Trade Center, 1 person was injured

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In a shopping mall in the World Trade Center in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Local media reported that on December 15, 2021, dozens of people were trapped in a fire in the shopping center of the World Trade Center in Hong Kong.

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The government said on Wednesday that a fire broke out in the Hong Kong World Trade Center in the bustling business and shopping district of Causeway Bay, causing one person to be injured. According to media reports, dozens of people were trapped inside.

The fire has been escalated to a level 3 event from level 1 to level 5.

The government stated that firefighters were using two water jets to extinguish the fire, deployed breathing apparatus, and used ladders to rescue people in the building.

According to a report by Radio Hong Kong, the police said that when the fire broke out, about 100 people moved from a restaurant to the podium on the 39th floor, and the restaurant was filled with smoke.

After firefighters sealed off the area, the scene outside the World Trade Center calmed down.


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