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Hong Kong: Huge fire breaks out in Victoria Harbour01:20

Hong Kong: Huge fire breaks out in Victoria Harbour

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
September 27, 2015 at 12:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

A huge fire swept through Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, Sunday, engulfing several boats.

At least nine vessels were affected by the fire after one boat erupted into flames. The ships were around 200 metres (656 ft) from the shore.

The fire was spotted at around 14:00 local time (06:00 GMT). Shortly afterwards several fire crews were mobilized and deployed to put out the blaze. The cause of the fire is still not known.

Hong Kong: Huge fire breaks out in Victoria Harbour01:20
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A huge fire swept through Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, Sunday, engulfing several boats.

At least nine vessels were affected by the fire after one boat erupted into flames. The ships were around 200 metres (656 ft) from the shore.

The fire was spotted at around 14:00 local time (06:00 GMT). Shortly afterwards several fire crews were mobilized and deployed to put out the blaze. The cause of the fire is still not known.