A fire has broken out at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
A fire has broken out at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang

Fire alarm on some floors shut down due to renovation, authorities reveal after blaze grips Hong Kong’s World Trade Centre, trapping hundreds on rooftop

  • Flames at World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay broke out at about 12.30pm in an electrical switch room, before spreading to scaffolding
  • Smoke inhalation among injuries, as renovation worker describes part of the building as ‘like a maze inside’

Topic |   Hong Kong fires and safety
A fire has broken out at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
A fire has broken out at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sam Tsang
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