Police are investigating the cause of Friday’s fire and have arrested two people on suspicion of arson. Photo: Felix Wong Police are investigating the cause of Friday’s fire and have arrested two people on suspicion of arson. Photo: Felix Wong
Police are investigating the cause of Friday’s fire and have arrested two people on suspicion of arson. Photo: Felix Wong

Quarrelling Hong Kong lovers arrested after stray cigarette results in flat fire, leaving man dead and woman in coma

  • Blaze at Shek Kip Mei public housing estate at around 2am saw 900 residents evacuated
  • Police detain flat’s female tenant, 48, and her 39-year-old boyfriend on suspicion of arson

Topic |   Hong Kong fires and safety
Police are investigating the cause of Friday’s fire and have arrested two people on suspicion of arson. Photo: Felix Wong Police are investigating the cause of Friday’s fire and have arrested two people on suspicion of arson. Photo: Felix Wong
Police are investigating the cause of Friday’s fire and have arrested two people on suspicion of arson. Photo: Felix Wong
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