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A fire burned a third floor unit at 270 Ululani Street in Hilo Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Fire in Hilo burns third floor apartment, displaces residents

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 12) to 270 Ululani Street in Hilo for an apartment fire. Crews arrived to find a third floor apartment with its bedroom engulfed in flames. The fire sent flames into the attic of the three-story apartment building over the neighboring unit.

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Hawaiʻi Island police dispatch received a 911-Emergency Call reporting a structure fire at 06:11 a.m. in Kona this morning, (November 3).

The fire spread from the south side of the two-story residence, but no other surrounding homes were damaged. Upon extinguishing the fire, fire crew members found the body of a male victim within the lower unit of the structure.

Police investigate fatal fire in Kona Friday (Nov 3)

Hawaiʻi Island police dispatch received a 911-Emergency Call reporting a structure fire at 06:11 a.m. in Kona this morning, (November 3). The fire spread from the south side of the two-story residence, but no other surrounding homes were damaged. Upon extinguishing the fire, fire crew members found the body of a male victim within the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:10 a.m. alarm Friday (Nov 3) for a structure fire at 73-1083 Oluolu Street in Kona that claimed one life.

Crews found the four bedroom two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 6:45 a.m. and it was declared out at 7:10 a.m. The 3,000 square-foot home had an estimated $210,000 worth of damage with $240,000 worth of property saved.

Fire in Kona Friday morning (Nov 3) claims one victim

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:10 a.m. alarm Friday (Nov 3) for a structure fire at 73-1083 Oluolu Street in Kona that claimed one life. Crews found the four bedroom two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 6:45 a.m. and it was declared out at 7:10 a.m. The 3,000 square-foot […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a shooting incident and structure fire at a Puna residence Tuesday evening, (October 24).

At 7:03 p.m.,  police and fire department personnel responded to a report of a house fire on Rainbow Drive in the Ainaloa Subdivision. The resident, a 35-year-old man, told police that when he returned home, an unidentified intruder inside the house shot at him before the suspect fled on foot. Shortly thereafter, the victim heard an explosion on the outside of the house that set the structure on fire.

Police investigate shooting and fire at Ainaloa home Tuesday (Oct 24)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a shooting incident and structure fire at a Puna residence Tuesday evening, (October 24). At 7:03 p.m., police and fire department personnel responded to a report of a house fire on Rainbow Drive in the Ainaloa Subdivision. The resident, a 35-year-old man, told police that when he returned home, an […]

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Firefighters responded to a 7:02 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 24) to 16-2181 Rainbow Drive in Puna for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single-story, single family home with half of the structure engulfed in flames. Residents of the home had escaped the fire before crews arrived.

Fire burns Ainaloa home Tuesday night (Oct 24)

Firefighters responded to a 7:02 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 24) to 16-2181 Rainbow Drive in Puna for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single-story, single family home with half of the structure engulfed in flames. Residents of the home had escaped the fire before crews arrived.

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Fire/rescue crews answered a 9:35 p.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 22) to Hawaiian Acres at the corner of roads 4 and G for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find an abandoned single-story home, about 800 square feet in size, engulfed in flames with an abandoned car blocking the driveway.

Fire destroys empty home in Hawaiian Acres Sunday (Oct 22)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 9:35 p.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 22) to Hawaiian Acres at the corner of roads 4 and G for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find an abandoned single-story home, about 800 square feet in size, engulfed in flames with an abandoned car blocking the driveway.

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A brush fire that was reported earlier in Pahala is under control but fire crews remain on scene addressing "hot spots". Kaalaiki Road in Pahala was closed for about 24 hours while HFD attempted to gain control of the fire. Approximately 35-40 acres have been destroyed by the fire.

The fire is still active but it has moved East of the origin. No homes or structures are in danger.

Kaalaiki Road in Pahala now open as firefighters get brush fire under control

A brush fire that was reported earlier in Pahala is under control but fire crews remain on scene addressing “hot spots”. Kaalaiki Road in Pahala was closed for about 24 hours while HFD attempted to gain control of the fire. Approximately 35-40 acres have been destroyed by the fire. The fire is still active but […]

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Firefighters responded to a 6:30 a.m. alarm Friday (Oct 20) to Panda Express at 368 E. Makaala Street for a structure fire.

Upon arriving firefighters found a small fire contained to the kitchen area of the restaurant with nobody in the building. Firefighters broke into the building and found a propane gas line to an appliance on fire. Crews shut-off the gas line stopping the fire at 6:40 a.m. and there was no further damage.

Propane fire at Panda Express in Hilo put out quickly

Firefighters responded to a 6:30 a.m. alarm Friday (Oct 20) to Panda Express at 368 E. Makaala Street for a structure fire. Upon arriving firefighters found a small fire contained to the kitchen area of the restaurant with nobody in the building. Firefighters broke into the building and found a propane gas line to an […]

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Fire/rescue responded to a 5:57 a.m. alarm Thursday (Oct 19) to 84 Kaulana Street in Waiakea for a home on fire. A neighbor during a usual morning walk saw smoke coming from the residence and called 9-1-1.

Morning fire damages home in Waiakea Thursday (Oct 19)

Fire/rescue responded to a 5:57 a.m. alarm Thursday (Oct 19) to 84 Kaulana Street in Waiakea for a home on fire. A neighbor during a usual morning walk saw smoke coming from the residence and called 9-1-1.

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Fire/rescue responded to a 5:35 p.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 15) to the Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Route 19) near the 69 mile marker for a brush fire in South Kohala.

Crews arrived to find a 200-foot by 30-foot brush fire on the makai sie of the highway burning in strong trade winds at 25-40 mph. About 25 good samaritans had contained the fire using water bottles, soda, beer and fire extinguishers.

Good samaritans prevent South Kohala brushfire from spreading

Fire/rescue responded to a 5:35 p.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 15) to the Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Route 19) near the 69 mile marker for a brush fire in South Kohala. Crews arrived to find a 200-foot by 30-foot brush fire on the makai sie of the highway burning in strong trade winds at 25-40 mph. About […]

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Fire/rescue crews answered a 10:42 a.m. alarm Wednesday (Oct 4) to Kona Drive in Ocean View for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a two-story home about 80 percent engulfed in flames with most of the first floor burning and the entire second story burning. Firefighters put out the fire and searched the structure determining there was nobody home at the time of the blaze. There were no injuries reported in the fire.

Fire destroys home in Ocean View Wednesday morning (Oct 4)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 10:42 a.m. alarm Wednesday (Oct 4) to Kona Drive in Ocean View for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a two-story home about 80 percent engulfed in flames with most of the first floor burning and the entire second story burning. Firefighters put out the fire and searched the structure […]

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Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 10:43 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 3) to the Papaaloa Road and Oshiro Camp Road intersection for a brush fire in Laupahoehoe.

Crews found a brushfire in vacant land buring 10-12 foot tall grass. The fire rapidly spread due to gusty trade winds at 25-35 mph. By 12:30 p.m. the fire was under control and had burned about 20 acres.

Fire burns 20 acres in Laupahoehoe Tuesday (Oct 3)

Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 10:43 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 3) to the Papaaloa Road and Oshiro Camp Road intersection for a brush fire in Laupahoehoe. Crews found a brushfire in vacant land buring 10-12 foot tall grass. The fire rapidly spread due to gusty trade winds at 25-35 mph. By 12:30 p.m. the fire […]

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Firefighters responded to a 8:55 p.m. alarm Monday (Oct 2) to 15-1093 Ala Heiau Road for a structure fire in Puna.

Firefighters arrived to find a small fire in a garage carport which they put out by 9:08 p.m. The fire was confined to a storage room and the carport.

Fire burns carport in Puna Monday evening (Oct 2)

Firefighters responded to a 8:55 p.m. alarm Monday (Oct 2) to 15-1093 Ala Heiau Road for a structure fire in Puna. Firefighters arrived to find a small fire in a garage carport which they put out by 9:08 p.m. The fire was confined to a storage room and the carport.

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Fire/rescue responded to a 3:41 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 25) to Forest Road in Nanawale area for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single-story un-permitted house engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 4 a.m. and it was declared out at 4:30 a.m.

Monday morning fire destroys home in Nanawale

Fire/rescue responded to a 3:41 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 25) to Forest Road in Nanawale area for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single-story un-permitted house engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 4 a.m. and it was declared out at 4:30 a.m.

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