Firefighters help people to safety after the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay caught fire on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Firefighters help people to safety after the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay caught fire on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong World Trade Centre fire: diners and workers describe fleeing to roof and turning back from smoke-filled stairways

  • Thirteen people injured, while many others were trapped for as long as two hours while firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze
  • Due to renovation on lower floors, fire-prevention installations, such as the auto-sprinkler system, manual fire alarm and fire detectors, had been turned off

Topic |   Hong Kong fires and safety
Firefighters help people to safety after the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay caught fire on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Firefighters help people to safety after the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay caught fire on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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