A No.3 alarm fire ripped through Yau Ma Tei’s wholesale fruit market at around 4:24pm on Sunday afternoon.
Firefighters used six jets, two turntable ladder monitors and three breathing apparatus teams to tackle the blaze. It was under control by 8:06pm.
No injuries or casualties have been reported. At least ten stalls were damaged, according to iCable.
See also: Photos from the fruit market last year.
Surrounding roads were closed as a performance at the nearby Yau Ma Tei theatre has been cancelled.
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The market, founded in 1913, is classed as a grade two historical building. The cause of the fire remains unknown.