A fire at a house in Pat Heung Upper village near Yuen Long killed two brothers, aged seven and eight, local media reported on Saturday.
The fire broke out about 1am on Saturday on the first floor of the house. Firefighters rescued the trapped brothers and a 31-year-old domestic helper from the second floor. The domestic helper was taken to North District hospital where she remains hospitalised.
The boys’ parents managed to escape.
The police are looking into the cause of the fire. No foul play is suspected.