Chu Wai-man (centre), assistant divisional officer holding a thermal imaging camera with (from left) firefighter Cheuk Kin-sing; senior firefighter Yip Wai-keung; senior station officer Chau Ho-ming; senior firefighter Lam Ho-man; senior firefighter Chan Chun-kit; and firefighter Chan Tak-sum. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

How Hong Kong firefighters battled fireballs sparked by charcoal-filled containers in port

  • Unusual situation sparked by cargo offloaded at Tuen Mun terminal, involving 11,000 bags of fine charcoal powder
  • Containers caught fire at different times, requiring crews to empty all units
Topic |   Hong Kong rescue services

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Chu Wai-man (centre), assistant divisional officer holding a thermal imaging camera with (from left) firefighter Cheuk Kin-sing; senior firefighter Yip Wai-keung; senior station officer Chau Ho-ming; senior firefighter Lam Ho-man; senior firefighter Chan Chun-kit; and firefighter Chan Tak-sum. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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