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Fire reported near Queen Kapiolani Hotel on Kapahulu

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A fire that is believed to have started Tuesday morning in a dumpster near the Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Waikiki has reportedly been extinguished.

A Hawaii News Now crew at the scene says flames and smoke are no longer visible and that firefighters appear to be surveying the damaged areas.

A front desk employee at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel said that fire crews were going floor to floor through the hotel to check on any possible damage or residual effects of the flames. 

Traffic is still slow in the area. Take an alternate route if possible.

We will have more information on this developing story as soon as it becomes available. 

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