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Fire breaks out near Hong Kong container terminal

A fire broke out in the vicinity of Kwai Chung container terminal 7 in Hong Kong, sending plumes of thick smoke into the air.

The incident occurred after some styrofoam boxes and various other items caught fire in an open area, with the blaze also spreading to nearby trees near the West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station on Hing Wah Street West at around 10.20 hrs local time on Thursday.

The fire brigade and one ambulance were activated and the fire was contained shortly without any victims or major damage, according to local media. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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