Correctional officers detected a burning smell coming from the fire pump room situated near the Visit Registration Unit outside Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre at around 6am today (March 20). The officers informed the Fire Services Department for checking.
Upon checking, one plastic spare part of a fire pump was found to have overheated but no fire was detected. No one was injured. Operations at the centre remained normal.
Ends/Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Issued at HKT 18:10