A tenement building on Tung Choi Street in Mong Kok suddenly caught fire at about 24 o'clock in the evening yesterday (6th), some people once climbed the shed to escape, and finally three people were sent to the hospital, including a 3-year-old girl, some residents were shocked when they were interviewed by "Hong Kong 01" afterwards, pointing out that a woman in her 30s was found in the stairwell suspected of setting fire, "When you see it start a fire, I will ask you to set it on fire?" The other party only responded to his "burning gel" and fled. After investigation, the police arrested a 33-year-old woman surnamed Wu on suspicion of arson.


A fire broke out in a Tong stairwell at the junction of Tung Choi Street and Milk Luson Street in Mong Kok, and the staircase at the scene was full of debris and some locations were blackened. (Photo by Leung Wai Kuen)

The scene is a tenement building at No. 48 to 50 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, it is reported that at about 24 o'clock in the evening yesterday (6th), a female resident walked through the stairwell of the upper address, and found that there was a burning fire underground, and Wu Nu was raising the fire, which intensified the fire, so she caught up with Wu Nu, but the other party fled and disappeared, the female resident later reported the case, the police and fire department received a report to the scene to extinguish the fire, and the incident was inhaled by three women in one of the units of the adjacent building and was hospitalized for inhaling thick smoke.

After investigation, the fire department found that the cause of the fire was suspicious, and the police Mong Kok task force checked the CCTV and arrested Wu Nu at the junction of Sai Yeung Choi Street South and Shantung Street in Mong Kok at about 10 p.m. on the same night and brought her back to the Mong Kok Police Station, and the case was handed over to the <>th Team of the Mong Kok District Criminal Investigation Team for investigation.

A fire broke out in a Tong stairwell at the junction of Tung Choi Street and Milk Luson Street in Mong Kok, and a resident, Ms Chan (pink), said that she witnessed a woman suspected of setting the fire, while another female resident (in red) pointed out with her hand the direction in which the woman had fled. (Photo by Leung Wai Kuen)

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Ms. Chan, a resident, said that a suspicious woman was found haunting the stairwell at the time of the incident, "Woman, when she starts a fire, I will ask you to set the fire?" The other party responded with a "burning gel" and then fled, "He left immediately, walked up to the first floor and walked back to Luo! I can't chase them!" She also pointed out that some neighbors once thought that she was quarreling with others, "I drink it, and some people set fire to it!" But in the end, they were still escaped by the other party.

The police said that at 24:6 p.m. yesterday (08th), they received a report from a resident near Nos. 48 to 50 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, alleging that someone was suspected of burning debris in the corridor of the above address. Police officers subsequently arrested Ms Ng on suspicion of arson at the junction of Sai Yeung Choi Street South and Shantung Street in Mong Kok, and the case was handed over to Team 3 of the Mong Kok District Criminal Investigation Team for follow-up. During the incident, a 27-year-old mainland girl, her 52-year-old mother surnamed Xie and 20-year-old grandmother surnamed He were taken to Guanghua Hospital for treatment after being conscious and evacuated to a safe location by themselves.

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