Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Leung Chun-ying pay their last respects to firefighter Yau Siu-ming in 2017. Photo: Nora Tam Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Leung Chun-ying pay their last respects to firefighter Yau Siu-ming in 2017. Photo: Nora Tam
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Leung Chun-ying pay their last respects to firefighter Yau Siu-ming in 2017. Photo: Nora Tam
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Firefighter’s death a sobering warning

  • The tragedy of a firefighter’s death during a rescue in a country park highlights how the adventurous should be mindful of decisions that have the potential to put others at unnecessary risk

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Leung Chun-ying pay their last respects to firefighter Yau Siu-ming in 2017. Photo: Nora Tam Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Leung Chun-ying pay their last respects to firefighter Yau Siu-ming in 2017. Photo: Nora Tam
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Leung Chun-ying pay their last respects to firefighter Yau Siu-ming in 2017. Photo: Nora Tam
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