Blaze breaks out in Makiki high rise

Blaze breaks out in Makiki high rise

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Crews rushed to a Makiki apartment building on Sunday afternoon for a two-alarm fire.

The blaze started on the ninth floor of the Victoria Street high rise around 2 p.m.

Residents evacuated and watched all the action from outside.

According to fire officials, the damage is estimated at $30,000 to the structure and $15,000 to the contents of the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment unit.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, while the Red Cross is assisting those affected by the blaze.

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