Cause of Whitmore Auto Fire Due to Downed Electrical Line

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- The Honolulu Fire Department's fire investigator concluded that a downed energized electrical line caused a car fire that killed an Oahu man on Aheahe Avenue Wednesday.

According the fire investigator, the electrical line touched the van and ignited for materials that were either part of the van or were contents of the van.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 66-year old Eugene Fernandez.