Ngau Tau Kok firei

On June 21, 2016, a fourth-alarm fire swept through an industrial building in Ngau Tau Kok in Kowloon. It burned over a four-day period, claiming the lives of two firemen.

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Business operators in a building near to the tragic blaze find a new lease of life in Shek Tong Tsui after being driven out by a crackdown on the illegal use of industrial spaces.


Crackdown on safety of mini storage facilities is all very well, but last year’s tragedy exposed fire prevention failings that affect many privately owned buildings, say safety experts