After Ewa Beach fire, firefighters stay busy battling 2 more blazes in West Oahu

After Ewa Beach fire, firefighters stay busy battling 2 more blazes in West Oahu
(Source: HNN)

EWA BEACH, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - After extinguishing a house fire in Ewa Beach that left a man seriously injured late Tuesday, Honolulu fire crews kept busy battling two more blazes in West Oahu.

Officials said a 63-year-old man was taken to the hospital after a two-alarm house fire that broke out around 9:20 p.m. on Kumimi Street near Kapapapuhi Point.

HFD said 36 personnel arrived on scene and had the fire under control just after 9:30 p.m.

Emergency Medical Services said the man was burned by flammable liquid in the home. His arms and torso were injured, HFD said.

Hours later, firefighters responded to a brush fire near Barbers Point Golf Course in Kapolei.

Authorities said the fire started just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday near Coral Sea Road and San Jacinto Street.

Then, around 2:50 a.m., a fire broke out at a building on Karayan Street in Ewa Beach. It happened at Kulana Malama, which is described as a medical facility for children.

The fire was contained at about 3:40 a.m.

Authorities are still investigating all the fires.

This story will be updated.

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