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  1. Another ambulance breaks down

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Another ambulance broke down yesterday, one day after the head of the Fire Services Department conceded that some of its ambulances had a serious ageing problem and it was looking to accelerate the fleet's upgrade. The vehicle was on its way to an ambulance depot when the engine stopped in the Kai Tak Tunnel and could not be restarted. It had to be towed away. ...

  2. Emergency services back down on secrecy

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... stuck to its policy of not providing details of any ambulance-service incidents in which fewer than eight people were injured, but it backed down after it came under fire for not reporting a crash involving one of its own ambulances and a motorcycle in Sha Tin for 11 hours. Police reported the accident to the media one hour and 20 minutes after it happened. The cycle's rider, ...

  3. Expat's body found in flat with head injuries

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are investigating the death of a South American expat after he was found with head injuries at a flat in Mid-Levels. A call was made to emergency services in English at 8.20pm saying the man had fallen sick at the flat in Cheong King Court, in High Street. He was confirmed dead at the scene by an ambulance crew. Officers found his injuries suspicious ...

  4. Store owner severely burned in blast

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... People working nearby called an ambulance. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. ...

  5. Man jumps to his death Danny Mok

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A 21-year-old man jumped to his death from a Ngau Tau Kok building yesterday. The man, surnamed Fung, landed on the second floor of Block A of Wang Kwong Building on Ngau Tau Kok Road at 2.20pm. Firemen and ambulance crew reached him with a hydraulic platform and found him dead. A source at the scene said Fung was a drug addict and was under the influence of drugs when he jumped ...

  6. Journalists unhappy with fire department releases

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the department did not post anything, even details of whether it sent an ambulance. The association criticised the department for covering up cases in the name of protecting privacy. 'What we need ... of frontline firemen and ambulance crews and was not intended to hinder press freedom. The press group will meet department officials today to resolve the issue. ...

  7. Decorator plunges to his death

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A decoration worker was killed when he fell from the 53rd floor while working at a flat in Tiu Keng Leng. The man, 41, surnamed Chan, was installing lights outside the Ocean Shores flat with colleagues when he slipped and fell at 4.25pm. He landed on a podium. A security guard called an ambulance and he was confirmed dead at the scene. ...

  8. Girl survives fall through canopy

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok An eight-year-old Hang Hau girl escaped serious injury yesterday morning when a first-floor plastic canopy on to which she had crawled to retrieve a toy broke under her weight and she fell to the ground, landing in front of her shocked aunt. The aunt called an ambulance to the home in Shui Bin village and the girl was taken to Tseung Kwan O Hospital, where she ...

  9. French university student falls to death

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... and engineering management. He was found by a security guard on the first-floor podium of hall 1 of the hostel complex on Cornwall Street at 8.40pm. Ambulance crew confirmed him dead. A university ...

  10. Restaurant worker cuts off end of finger

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A kitchen worker sliced off the top of his right forefinger while trying to cut an 18kg grouper at a Sha Tin restaurant yesterday. The man, in his 40s, was working with three others on the 92cm fish in the Lei Garden Restaurant in New Town Plaza when the accident happened at about 10.25am. His colleagues helped stem the bleeding and called an ambulance. He was taken ...




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