Fire sets at least 16 boats ablaze in Hong Kong – News Vibe24

    Fire sets at least 16 boats ablaze in Hong Kong - Times of India
    HONG KONG: A fire broke out 16 boats at a Hong Kong hurricane shelter early Sunday, sinking at least 10 boats and sending one person to hospital.
    The fire broke out at about 2:30 p.m. at Hurricane Aberdeen South in Hong Kong and was extinguished more than six hours later.
    Firefighters rescued 35 people from boats during the fire, according to the public broadcaster RTHK.
    There were no reports of injuries, although one person who felt unwell was sent to hospital.
    The fire brigade used 11 firefighting boards, eight jets and mobilized four groups of respirators to fight the blaze, according to a statement.
    It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.

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