Thursday, October 23, 2014   

One dead in Tai Po fire
(06-10 10:58)

A body has been found in a flat at a public housing estate in Tai Po, where a fire broke out last night. Authorities say the blaze appears to be suspicious. Five people felt unwell and were taken to hospital for treatment. Reports from the scene say an argument took place inside a flat at Tai Yuen Estate before the fire broke out last night. The blaze was quickly extinguished. The case has been referred to the police for further investigation as firefighters continue to look into the cause of the fire. --RTHK   
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