The 40-storey World Trade Centre building in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
The 40-storey World Trade Centre building in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang

Lay down fire safety role of building owners in law, expert says after blaze at Hong Kong skyscraper

  • Owners should be responsible for assessing fire risks before turning off safety equipment during renovations, former fire services director Anthony Lam says
  • Alarms and sprinkler system on lower floors of World Trade Centre were not functioning due to construction work when blaze broke out on Wednesday

Topic |   Hong Kong fires and safety
The 40-storey World Trade Centre building in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
The 40-storey World Trade Centre building in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
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