Injuries Reported After Fire Engulfs Building in Hong Kong

Two people were injured after a fire broke out at a construction site in Hong Kong on Thursday, March 2, according to local news reports.

The Hong Kong Fire Services Department said the fire was raised to a level-four alarm during the early hours of March 3 and that emergency workers were carrying out firefighting operations.

Footage posted to Twitter by Alan Payne shows large flames engulfing the building in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui district as crowds watch from the street.

The fire department said personnel had been dispatched to nearby buildings to prevent the fire from spreading. Credit: Alan Payne via Storyful

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