Day: November 16, 2019

Hong Kong firefighters get caught up in clashes

As the Hong Kong protests escalate and the anger against the government mounts, there is one public services department that’s growing in popularity — firefighters. While the police force is widely criticized for their handling of the protests, fire engines get a round of applause when they arrive at the scene of unrest. CNN’s Will Ripley reports a small, but growing number of firefighters have admitted that they support the protest movement across the city.