Horrifying footage shows huge fire engulfing Hong Kong skyscraper

At least two people have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a skyscraper being built in Hong Kong. Scaffolding all over the building was wrapped in flames with burning embers falling from the building in Middle Road.

The fire broke out at the site in Tsim Sha Tsui at about 11pm local time on Thursday (March 2).

The site is surrounded by a shopping centre, residential and commercial buildings with several hotels in the same area.

Several floors of the skyscraper have been ablaze with burning debris falling onto the streets below.

Police said four buildings nearby also caught on fire, but those blazes have been put out.

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