Fire trucks outside of the Waiakamilo Business Center
Firefighters in the garage
KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
A fire broke out late Tuesday from the garage of the Waiakamilo Business Center in Kalihi, the building where Hawaii News Now is located.
According to the Honolulu Fire Department, some 35 firefighters were called to the scene of the two-alarm fire on 420 Waiakamilo Road at around 10:15 p.m. to find heavy smoke emanating from the garage of the five-story building.
Building security said firefighters responded to the facility of the local popsicle business, OnoPops.
With the help of sprinklers, firefighters were able to fully extinguish the flames by 10:55 p.m. Crews then helped remove smoke and water from the building.
The blaze was contained to the ground floor unit, HFD said.
There were no injuries reported.
HFD is still investigating the cause of the fire as well as damage estimates.