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Ma Tau Wai Estate, Ma Tau Chung Road 馬頭圍邨, 馬頭涌道

Ma Tau Wai Estate, Ma Tau Chung Road 馬頭圍邨, 馬頭涌道
I've fond memories of this place. Ma Tau Wai Road and Ma Tau Chung Road are major throughfares between Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei, Hung Hom and Kai Tak Airport.

Whenever we needed to head to the airport, we took the bus and when we see Ma Tau Chung Road,…
Added on April 13, 2013

馬頭涌消防局 Ma Tau Chung Fire Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong

馬頭涌消防局 Ma Tau Chung Fire Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mau Tau Chung Fire Station

109 Ma Tau Chung Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Added on April 10, 2013

消防局 Fire Station

消防局 Fire Station
While exploring the area near my Kowloon City hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching the fire station, its folding gates opened and the firefighters rolled out the fire engines.

I…
Added on April 10, 2013

Fully-extended Magirus Snorkel lift platform

Fully-extended Magirus Snorkel lift platform
In Hong Kong, the hydraulic platform fire apparatus is typically known as the 長臂猿 in Chinese, or the gibbon-type fire engine. It's so nicknamed as the Snorkel lift platform looks like the long arms of the gibbon.
Added on April 10, 2013

HKFS: The Rescue MAN is here!

HKFS: The Rescue MAN is here!
A rescue tender of the Hong Kong Fire Services.

The MRU lettering may refer to the Marine Rescue Unit. If that is the case, this truck most likely carries specialised/ specialized diving apparatus.
Added on April 10, 2013

HKFS Ambulance A415

HKFS Ambulance A415
Added on April 10, 2013

Ma Tau Chung Fire Station Firefighters

Ma Tau Chung Fire Station Firefighters
Firefighters in Hong Kong are usually fit and slim, unlike the stocky build of most firefighters in the West.
Added on April 10, 2013

長臂猿 The "Gibbon" Fire Truck

長臂猿 The "Gibbon" Fire Truck
In Hong Kong, the aerial platform fire apparatus is typically known as the 長臂猿, or the gibbon-type fire engine. It's so nicknamed as the Snorkel lift platform looks like the long arms of the gibbon.
Added on April 10, 2013

Scania Magirus Snorkel

Scania Magirus Snorkel
While exploring the area near my Kowloon City hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching the fire station, its folding gates opened and the firefighters rolled out the fire engines.

I…
Added on April 10, 2013

Scania Magirus Snorkel hydraulic platform

Scania Magirus Snorkel hydraulic platform
Since I've been a little kid, I've always liked the hydraulic platform truck for its many moveable parts and equipment! :D

While exploring the area near my Kowloon City hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day,…
Added on April 10, 2013

Stretching Exercise

Stretching Exercise
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013

Another look of the long reach of the Magirus 37 CS aerial ladder platform

Another look of the long reach of the Magirus 37 CS aerial ladder platform
According to Iveco-Magirus, the platform can reach a height of 37 meters (121 ft), or 10 floors above gound.

www.iveco-magirus.net/?id=187&prod_id=108
Added on April 10, 2013

Scania 310 Magirus Snorkel Hydraulic Flatform (F48) & Magirus 37 CS Aerial Turntable Ladder Platform (F104)

Scania 310 Magirus Snorkel Hydraulic Flatform (F48) & Magirus 37 CS Aerial Turntable Ladder Platform (F104)
Once upon a time, the HKFS was full of Dennis fire engines, there days it's mostly Scanias.

While exploring the area near my Kowloon City hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching th…
Added on April 10, 2013

Morning Routine

Morning Routine
** More to come in the next upload by mid-week : )


My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must…
Added on April  7, 2013

Daily Equipment Testing

Daily Equipment Testing
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013

In Good Order

In Good Order
F104, an aerial ladder platform is obviously in working order!

My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Statio…
Added on April  7, 2013

Emergency Preparation

Emergency Preparation
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013

My Lucky Day!

My Lucky Day!
My agenda for the morning of the day was to visit Sung Wong Toi, a historic monument in the Ma Tau Wai district. While walking there from my hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching…
Added on April  7, 2013