The Fire Services Department responded to almost 400 more incidents in 2020 compared with 2019. Photo: Winson Wong The Fire Services Department responded to almost 400 more incidents in 2020 compared with 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
The Fire Services Department responded to almost 400 more incidents in 2020 compared with 2019. Photo: Winson Wong

Mountain rescues up 181 per cent in 2020 compared with 2019; how to stay safe when hiking in Hong Kong

  • The fire department called out 605 times in 2020 as Hongkongers flock to hills amid Covid-19 travel restrictions
  • Make sure you pick a suitable hiking route that matches your fitness and experience, and call 999 if you are in trouble

Topic |   Hiking and Running
The Fire Services Department responded to almost 400 more incidents in 2020 compared with 2019. Photo: Winson Wong The Fire Services Department responded to almost 400 more incidents in 2020 compared with 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
The Fire Services Department responded to almost 400 more incidents in 2020 compared with 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
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