Hundreds forced to evacuate Waikiki hotel after fire alarms went off

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Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 7:14 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 20, 2022 at 8:33 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Fire alarms at a Waikiki hotel forced hundreds of guests to evacuate Monday night.

The Honolulu Fire Department said it was called to the Embassy Suites Hotel on Beach Walk Street just after 9 p.m.

Officials said smoke and flames were not visible from outside of the building. However, HFD said smoke got into the heating and air conditioning system.

By about 10:20 p.m., guests started to go back into one of the towers. However, people staying in the other tower were reportedly being booked at different hotels.

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services reported no injuries.

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