Dryer Fire at Mental Health Kokua Facility

  • Source: Maui Now
  • Published: 01/08/2018 08:33 AM

A dryer fire at the Mental Health Kokua Facility in Wailuku caused an estimated $12,000 in damage on Saturday morning, Jan. 6, 2018. The incident was reported at around 11:20 a.m. at the facility located at 133 North Market Street. Fire crews from the Wailuku Station arrived on scene at 11:27 a.m. to find the fire within a washroom on the first floor of the two-story building. Fire officials classified the fire as accidental and say it originated within the dryer portion of a stand-up washer/dryer appliance. Seven individuals were evacuated safely and the facility was able to continue operations after the fire was extinguished.


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