Lawmakers and engineers have called for a safety review of power cable bridges similar to the one in Yuen Long that caught fire on Tuesday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lawmakers and engineers have called for a safety review of power cable bridges similar to the one in Yuen Long that caught fire on Tuesday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
CLP Group

Lawmakers and engineers call for safety review of power cable bridges after fire led to Hong Kong’s worst outage in decades

  • CLP Power, whose cable bridge caught fire on Tuesday, has at least three other similar structures in the city
  • One question being asked is why a backup system did not kick in to restore power to 160,000 households

Lawmakers and engineers have called for a safety review of power cable bridges similar to the one in Yuen Long that caught fire on Tuesday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lawmakers and engineers have called for a safety review of power cable bridges similar to the one in Yuen Long that caught fire on Tuesday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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