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Police investigating cause of midnight blaze in Hong Kong residential block

Police are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out in a Hong Kong residential block on Wednesday, sending a woman to hospital and forcing more than 30 to flee from their homes.Emergency personnel were sent to the six-storey building on Canton Road in Mong Kok at 12.08am when a first-floor flat burst into flames. No one was inside the flat at the time, according to police.Dense smoke billowed out from the burning flat, spreading to the staircases and forcing 32 tenants to flee the…Police are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out in a Hong Kong residential block on Wednesday, sending a woman to hospital and forcing more than 30 to flee from their homes.Emergency personnel were sent to the six-storey building on Canton Road in Mong Kok at 12.08am when a first-floor flat burst into flames. No one was inside the flat at the time, according to police.Dense smoke billowed out from the burning flat, spreading to the staircases and forcing 32 tenants to flee the…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post