Two dogs have been rescued by firefighters who responded to a fire at a restaurant on Lok Shan Road in Hung Hom on Tuesday morning.
Crews were called to the restaurant on the ground floor of Kiu Yu Mansion at 10.44am this morning after receiving reports of smoke and an explosion.
The Fire Services Department mobilized one breathing apparatus team and one water jet to fight the fire, with the fire doused 14 minutes later. About 30 people were evacuated from the building unscathed.
The two dogs pulled out by firefighters from the fire scene suffered from minor burns and await treatment on site.
It is understood that the fire started in the dishwashing area near the back alley, and investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.