HFD, HPD respond to 2-alarm building fire near Chinatown - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

HFD, HPD respond to 2-alarm building fire near Chinatown

Firefighters respond to a building fire (Image: Hawaii News Now) Firefighters respond to a building fire (Image: Hawaii News Now)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu police and firefighters responded to a building fire Wednesday morning on North Nimitz Highway and Kekaulike Street.

Firefighters were initially dispatched to the two-alarm fire at a one-story concrete unit just before 6 a.m. Firefighters managed to get the flames, which also spread to a nearby vehicle, under control within 15 minutes and fully extinguished before 6:30 a.m.

HFD Capt. David Jenkins said a 63-year-old man suffered burn injuries to his arm.

The fire department and police are investigating the incident. Damage estimates are not yet available.   

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