The fire in Kowloon East claimed the life of an elderly woman who lived alone. Photo: Facebook The fire in Kowloon East claimed the life of an elderly woman who lived alone. Photo: Facebook
The fire in Kowloon East claimed the life of an elderly woman who lived alone. Photo: Facebook

Hong Kong woman, 81, killed in fire following suspected gas canister explosion at residential tower in Kowloon

  • Deadly blaze broke out in a 32nd-floor flat in Sau Mau Ping Estate, Kowloon East at around 12.30pm on Tuesday
  • Dozens of residents were forced to flee, or were led to safety, as dense smoke billowed out of the flat

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
The fire in Kowloon East claimed the life of an elderly woman who lived alone. Photo: Facebook The fire in Kowloon East claimed the life of an elderly woman who lived alone. Photo: Facebook
The fire in Kowloon East claimed the life of an elderly woman who lived alone. Photo: Facebook
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