Firefighters Douse Blaze in Kapa‘a Warehouse
Firefighters responded to a small structure fire Sunday afternoon that ignited in a Kapa‘a warehouse. No injuries were reported.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., Kapa‘a firefighters were dispatched to a building on Kūhiō Highway in Kapa‘a where heavy black smoke was reported.
Upon arrival, a man was seen exiting the warehouse with a fire extinguisher in hand. It was later learned that the man was a bystander who was attempting to stop the fire from spreading. No other occupants were in the unit.
Responders brought the flames under control and quickly extinguished the fire. The scene was cleared at approximately 4:10 p.m.
Fire inspectors estimate damages to the structure and its contents to be roughly $25,000. The cause of the fire appears to be accidental.