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  1. Woman left hanging from her flat during Tsuen Wan fire

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... treatment. Tsuen Wan fire station commander Gary Wong Wing-kee said about 50 residents were led to safety as firefighters brought the blaze under control. The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes ... Street, Tsuen Wan, when a blaze was allegedly started outside a first-floor unit just before 5.30am. Fifty residents were trapped inside their homes because the staircase - which provides ...

  2. Pump station design key to end floods

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani System to prevent inundation of Sheung Wan streets Polytechnic University engineers have refined the design for the Sheung Wan pumping station, which the government hopes ... during prolonged rainstorms under an amber warning, Dr Wai said. 'Sheung Wan is in a low-lying area and the area did not have a pumping station before. All the water used to just flow ...

  3. Helicopters water-bomb Tsuen Wan blaze

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A hill fire that broke out near the Yuen Yuen Institute in Tsuen Wan at about 7pm on Saturday was put out at 8.45am yesterday. The fire affected about 2 sq km on Saturday night and helicopters were used to drop water on it. Two hill fires broke out in Hung Uk Tsuen and Chan Uk village, Clear Water Bay, about 1pm and were put out by 4pm. No one was injured. ...

  4. Truck driver killed in collision at Tsuen Wan

    Posted Aug 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... REGINA LEUNG Updated at 6.51pm: A 54-year-old dump truck driver was killed and a 42-year-old man injured in a traffic accident in Tsuen Wan on Monday morning. A police spokesman said the dump truck had collided with a container trailer.?At about 11.15am, a dump truck driven by the 54-year-old man was travelling along Kowloon-bound Tsing Long Highway,? the spokesman said.?When ...

  5. Man dies in a fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FA TSUI Updated at 2.39pm: Police are investigating a traffic accident in which a 48-year-old man was killed in Tsuen Wan on Thursday morning. A police spokesman said the accident occurred about 2.30am when a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by the 48-year-old was travelling along Tuen Mun Road. The vehicle had been heading towards the New Territories. The spokesman said ...

  6. Police car catches fire in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 5.45pm: A police car caught fire while travelling along Wai Tsuen Road in Tsuen Wan on Wednesday, local media reported. At around 7am, the police sergeant was travelling along Wai Tsuen Road near the Tsuen Wan Ambulance Depot when smoke began billowing from the vehicle's hood, Ming Pao reported. The sergeant then used a fire extinguisher to put out ...

  7. Tsuen Wan power out for 90 minutes

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Tsuen Wan residents and businesses lost power for 90 minutes yesterday, forcing police to direct traffic and keeping firefighters busy rescuing people trapped in lifts. CLP ... in Tsuen Wan was also not affected, the Hospital Authority said. A government spokeswoman said firefighters were called to 38 incidents of people trapped in lifts between 4.54pm and 6.13pm. ...

  8. Fire station geared up for opening

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... at the opening yesterday of the Penny's Bay fire and ambulance station, which cost $170 million. Staffed by 116 firemen and 20 medical workers, working three daily shifts, it has 10 emergency vehicles, including two ambulances. As well as serving Disneyland, the station will provide backup for emergencies on Lantau, including at Discovery Bay and Tung Chung. 'On average, each ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... accident victim critical A 40-year-old man was in critical condition last night after being knocked down by a car at the junction of Yeung Uk Road and Kwu Hang Road, Tsuen Wan, at about 2am. The woman driver, 49, passed a breathalyser test. The Labour Department is investigating the death of a maintenance worker, 45, who fell from the second-floor of a house in Yuen Long. ...

  10. Broken water pipes force lane closures

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Two broken water pipes under Sai Lau Kok Road near Tsuen Fung Centre forced one lane of the road to be closed to traffic in Tsuen Wan yesterday. A potable-water pipe and another for flushing water burst at about 7am. In a separate incident, the slip road into Taikoo Shing Road was closed to all traffic because of a broken water pipe at 2pm. Normal supply was resumed at 10.50pm ...




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