A fire at a scrap metal recycling facility burned for five hours on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi area. Photo: Facebook A fire at a scrap metal recycling facility burned for five hours on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi area. Photo: Facebook
A fire at a scrap metal recycling facility burned for five hours on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi area. Photo: Facebook

Residents complain of ‘scorching smell’ as Hong Kong recycling site burns for 5 hours

  • No 2 alarm blaze, which broke out just before dawn, sent smoke drifting through nearby neighbourhoods before it was extinguished at 10am
  • While there were no injuries, air quality monitoring station showed levels of suspended particulate matter jumped in nearby areas

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
A fire at a scrap metal recycling facility burned for five hours on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi area. Photo: Facebook A fire at a scrap metal recycling facility burned for five hours on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi area. Photo: Facebook
A fire at a scrap metal recycling facility burned for five hours on Tuesday in Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi area. Photo: Facebook
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