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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:23 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 22) to the open ocean about 400 yards off Honolii Beach Park for a pair sailors in distress.

Rescuers found two females, who are visitors to the Big Island, sitting on the hull of an overturned 14-foot sailboat.

Using a Billy Pugh net Chopper One was able to airlift the visitors to shore for later transport to Hilo Medical Center to be checked-out.

Sailboat operators rescued by helicopter near Hilo Bay

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:23 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 22) to the open ocean about 400 yards off Honolii Beach Park for a pair sailors in distress. Rescuers found two females, who are visitors to the Big Island, sitting on the hull of an overturned 14-foot sailboat. Using a Billy Pugh net Chopper One […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19).

Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One lane was closed to traffic as firefighting units were at the scene. The fire burned eight acres and was declared under control at 4:17 p.m.

Brushfire burns near Kawaihae Road Tuesday afternoon (April 14)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19). Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One […]

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Firefighters responded to a 2:10 a.m. alarm Sunday (April 12) about 1.5 miles up Amauulu Road in Hilo for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find an older single family home engulfed in flames. The home was located at the end of an unpaved, difficult to access road for fire crews. The resident of the home was waiting with police for the firefighters.

Hilo home destroyed by fire Sunday (April 12)

Firefighters responded to a 2:10 a.m. alarm Sunday (April 12) about 1.5 miles up Amauulu Road in Hilo for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find an older single family home engulfed in flames. The home was located at the end of an unpaved, difficult to access road for fire crews. The resident of the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:24 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 1) to 13-784 Pohoiki Road for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 2:55 p.m. and the fire was declared out at 3:05 p.m.

Fire destroys Puna home Wednesday (April 1)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:24 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 1) to 13-784 Pohoiki Road for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 2:55 p.m. and the fire was declared out at 3:05 p.m.

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Volcano House at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Kitchen fire at Volcano House sends one to hospital Tuesday (March 24)

Both restaurants in Volcano House are closed for at least two days while officials investigate the cause of a kitchen fire that sent a hotel employee to the hospital Tuesday morning (March 24). Both The Rim restaurant and Uncle George’s Lounge will be temporarily closed as National Park Service investigators determine the cause of the […]

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Big Island firefighters responded to a 6:07 p.m. alarm Friday (March 20) to a structure fire in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.

Crews arrived to find a 30'x60' two-story home on fire near the intersection of Pineapple Parkway and Hukilau Drive. The house was burning on both floors on the front half facing Pineapple Parkway.

Fire destroys home in HOVE, reported to be arson

Big Island firefighters responded to a 6:07 p.m. alarm Friday (March 20) to a structure fire in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates. Crews arrived to find a 30’x60′ two-story home on fire near the intersection of Pineapple Parkway and Hukilau Drive. The house was burning on both floors on the front half facing Pineapple Parkway.

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No injuries in Kona carport fire; two dogs rescued

No injuries in Kona carport fire; two dogs rescued

Hawaii 24/7 staff Fire crews are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a vehicle in a carport Monday evening along Plumeria Road in Kona. The Fire Department reports it was alerted to the blaze shortly before 6 p.m. and arrived to find the carport area and vehicle fully involved. The flames were in […]

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Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:44 p.m. alarm Sunday (Feb 22) for a structure fire at 15-2786 Ahi Street in the Hawaiian Shores subdivision area of Puna.

Crews arrived to find a single-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 10 p.m. and it was declared out at 11:30 p.m.

The home was destroyed with the loss estimated at $130,000. There were no injuries reported in the blaze. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Fire destroys Puna home Sunday night (Feb 22)

Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:44 p.m. alarm Sunday (Feb 22) for a structure fire at 15-2786 Ahi Street in the Hawaiian Shores subdivision area of Puna. Crews arrived to find a single-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 10 p.m. and it was declared out at 11:30 p.m. The […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to an 8:55 a.m. alarm Sunday (Feb 15) to the Alii Drive fronting Kahaluu Beach Park for two people with critical burns from being on fire with gasoline.

According to fire dispatch lifeguards heard people screaming and saw two people on fire on Alii Drive fronting Kahaluu Beach Park. The lifeguards were able to extinguish the fire and treated the victims with oxygen until medics arrived.

Two people on fire from gasoline in critical condition in Kona

Fire/rescue crews responded to an 8:55 a.m. alarm Sunday (Feb 15) to the Alii Drive fronting Kahaluu Beach Park for two people with critical burns from being on fire with gasoline. According to fire dispatch lifeguards heard people screaming and saw two people on fire on Alii Drive fronting Kahaluu Beach Park. The lifeguards were […]

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Early morning fire in Hawaiian Paradise Park sparked by incendiary device

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:27 a.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 29) to 25th Avenue (Okika Ave) on the makai side between Paradise Drive and Kaloli Drive in Hawaiian Paradise Park for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single story, three bedroom home of about 1,000 square-feet under construction with a fire in the […]

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Two children die in Holualoa fire early Thursday (Jan 29)

Hawaiʻi Island detectives are at the scene of a fatal fire in Hōlualoa. At 1:56 a.m. Thursday (January 29), Kona Patrol officers responded to a residential fire on the 76-5200 block of Old Māmalahoa Highway. When they arrived, the one-story house was fully engulfed in flames. Fire Department personnel extinguished the fire.

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USGS/HVO webcam view at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday (Jan 21) showing the smoke rising from the brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow.

Two brushfires sparked by Puna lava flow Wednesday (Jan 21)

Two brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow are burning in the area mauka of Highway 130 and south of Ainaloa subdivision.

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