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At 2:08pm we started receiving photos and videos from our readers of a second fire this year at Milan Gong Yue apartment complex, near the Shekou Bus Station.


Video Credit: Jim F.


The last one happened on March 11th. Apparently, this fire started around 2pm.

Fire at Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen

Photo Credit: Jim F.



We first started hearing sirens around 2:15pm. At 2:20pm, we could see two firetrucks heading towards the fire down Wanghai Lu, then a few minutes later going up GongYuan Nanlu.



Fire Trucks Heading Towards Fire at Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen


Witnesses tell us they saw the first trucks arriving around 2:25pm.


Fire Trucks at Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen

Photo Credit: Trev


Firemen at Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen

Photo Credit: Trev

 

By 2:25pm, there was much less smoke coming from the building and sirens could no longer be heard.

Fire at Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen


A witness on the ground told us he could smell oil when he went past and that the fire seemed to have originated from a restaurant on the ground floor.


Fire at Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen

Photo Credit: Trev

Fire at a Chinese Restaurant in the Milan Gong Yue apartment Complex in Shekou Shenzhen

Photo Credit: Trev


We'll update this post when more news becomes available.

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