Propane gas leak in Waipahu triggers evacuations of some residents

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Published: Apr. 7, 2022 at 7:42 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Some Waipahu residents were evacuated from their homes Wednesday night following a propane gas leak, the Honolulu Fire Department said.

Four HFD units, with about a dozen firefighters responded to the incident around 9:40 p.m. on Hikimoe Street.

Upon arrival, crews found a large propane tank actively leaking inside an empty commercial building.

Nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution.

HFD was able to secure the leak and ventilate the area, allowing residents to return.

No one was injured.

This story will be updated.

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