A fire rips through the Aberdeen South Typhoon shelter. Photo: Yves Sieur A fire rips through the Aberdeen South Typhoon shelter. Photo: Yves Sieur
A fire rips through the Aberdeen South Typhoon shelter. Photo: Yves Sieur

Hong Kong typhoon shelter blaze sinks at least 20 vessels, damages 12, prompting renewed calls for authorities to fix long-standing ‘structural problems’ in marinas

  • Fire, which broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning, started on a yacht, then quickly jumped from boat to boat
  • The narrow channels between the boats at anchor made it challenging to extinguish the conflagration, fire services commander says

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
A fire rips through the Aberdeen South Typhoon shelter. Photo: Yves Sieur A fire rips through the Aberdeen South Typhoon shelter. Photo: Yves Sieur
A fire rips through the Aberdeen South Typhoon shelter. Photo: Yves Sieur
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