Screen grab of an MTR compartment on fire. Photo: facebook/Cathy Wong

MTR rush-hour commuters had a shock on Friday night when a fire broke out on the Tsuen Wan line.

Eighteen people were burnt as people rushed out of the carriages in Tsim Sha Tsui. The MTR shut five exits at the station, with all trains skipping that stop.

Watch a commuter’s footage here:

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