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Hong Kong firefighters battle warehouse blaze in densely packed Kowloon

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong firefighters battled to control a blaze at a warehouse in the city’s bustling Kowloon district on Friday, with smoke billowing out from windows and engulfing the white square building.

Authorities said no casualties have been reported so far as they upgraded the fire to Number 3 from Number 1 at 2 p.m. (0600 GMT). Number 5 is the highest rating, followed by a Disaster Alert.

Cable Television said two nearby schools needed to be evacuated.

(Reporting by Jessie Pang and Twinnie Siu; Writing by Farah Master; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)


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