HFD kept busy with 30 weather-related calls

HFD kept busy with 30 weather-related calls
A massive downed tree blocks two lanes in Ewa Beach. (Image: Matt LoPresti)
The tent was located on the Great Lawn of Kapiolani Community College. (Image: Pohai Kukea-Shultz)
The tent was located on the Great Lawn of Kapiolani Community College. (Image: Pohai Kukea-Shultz)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu firefighters dealt with damaged roofs, downed trees and other weather-related calls Saturday as heavy rains pounded Oahu.

As of 2:30 p.m., HFD had responded to two blown roofs, eight downed trees, three electrical-related calls and 17 instances of flooding in homes or other properties.

Flooding and ponding on roadways was seen islandwide.

A collapsed tent was also reported at Kapiolani Community College. Three minors were injured when the large tent collapsed around 11:45 a.m. HFD treated the three minors before transferring them to EMS.

The tent measured 40-by-100 feet.

No one else was injured in the collapse.

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