The oil and chemical tanker Aulac Fortune caught fire about one nautical mile south of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Oil tanker that caught fire off Hong Kong’s Lamma Island will need several days to cool down before it can be towed away

  • Blaze on Vietnam-registered oil and chemical tanker Aulac Fortune broke out soon after 11.30am, killing at least one person, with two others still missing
  • Fire Services Department’s division commander of marine and diving, Yiu Men-yeung says no risk of vessel sinking
Topic |   Hong Kong rescue services

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The oil and chemical tanker Aulac Fortune caught fire about one nautical mile south of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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