TWO-ALARM FIRE DISPLACES FAMILY OF EIGHT IN HAUULA

The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) received a 911 call at 2:14 p.m. for a building fire at 54-266 Kamehameha Highway in Hauula. Ten units, staffed with 38 personnel, responded to this two-alarm blaze. The first unit arrived at the scene at 2:18 p.m. to find a single-story residential dwelling with black smoke and flames emanating from the rear of the structure. HFD personnel established command, secured a water supply and initiated a fire attack.

An adult female was the only one home at the time of the fire and evacuated by herself and was not injured. The fire was under control by 2:49 p.m. and fully extinguished at 3:22 p.m.

The HFD notified the American Red Cross to assist the three adult females, an adult male and four girls who reside at the house. HFD’s Fire Investigator was called to the scene to initiate an investigation to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

Fire Safety Tips
 Sprinklers can reduce the heat, flames, and smoke produced in a fire, allowing people more time to escape
 A home fire sprinkler can control or put out a fire with a fraction of the water that would be used by fire department hoses