Hawaii News

Friday, February 24, 2017

Kaimuki house fire under investigation

Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at a home in Kaimuki Thursday night. Nine units with 35 firefighters responded to the blaze at a two-story home on 4050 Iwalani Place at approximately 11:06 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they observed smoke and flames emerging from the front of the home. Honolulu Fire Spokesman Capt. David Jenkins said the structure was unoccupied at the time of the fire because of renovation work. Firefighters brought the fire under control at 11:15 p.m. and extinguished just after 12:40 a.m. today. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage to the structure and its contents is estimated at $150,000.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Follow Up: Three suspicious fires in Waiawa under investigation

The Honolulu Fire Department is investigating three suspicious fires that occurred in the same area of Waiawa within an hour Thursday morning. Between 7:20 a.m. and 7:35 a.m., firefighters responded to two separate small fires, the first along Farrington Highway near Home Depot and the second inside a rubbish can at a bus stop near the Benjamin “Ben” Saguibo Laborer’s Apprenticeship & Training Center. Firefighters quickly extinguished both fires. At 7:54 a.m., 11 units and 35 firefighters responded to the third blaze — a two-alarm fire at a vacant property at 96-130 Farrington Highway.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Honolulu firefighters battle storage shed fire on Waiawa Rd., smoke visible from freeway

Honolulu firefighters are battling a fire at a small storage shed on Waiawa Road that created huge plumes of smoke that could be seen from the H-1 Freeway. The fire happened just before 8 a.m. on Thursday. The Honolulu Fire Department said the storage shed was fully involved upon arrival. Firefighters managed to get the blaze under control by 8:10 a.m. There were no reports of any other damage or injuries.
KFVE-TV 5 The Home Team

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