On Friday, September 24, 2021, the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) received a 911
call at 2:55 p.m. for a two-alarm building fire at 95-1004 Aelike Street in Mililani. Eleven
units, staffed with 37 personnel, were initially dispatched to this fire. The first unit arrived
at the scene at 3:00 p.m. to find the garage of a single story, residential home, fully
involved. Two vehicles parked in the driveway in front of the garage were also on fire.
Fire crews immediately secured a water supply then began attacking the blaze and
stopped the flames from spreading into the house.
No one was injured and no one was home at the time of the fire. Working smoke alarms
could be heard inside the house. The HFD personnel reported that a 42-year-old female
and her 12-year-old son are now displaced. HFD contacted the American Red Cross to
provide assistance. The fire was under control by 3:10 p.m. and extinguished at 3:30
p.m. Fire investigator was called to the scene to determine origin and cause 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