HFD investigating after 6 UHaul trucks catch fire in Mapunapuna area

Officials say the flames have not spread to surrounding buildings.
Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 4:37 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 14, 2023 at 6:50 AM HST
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MAPUNAPUNA (HawaiiNewsNow) - An investigation is underway into six UHaul trucks that caught fire in the Mapunapuna area Thursday morning.

Firefighters responded to the two-alarm blaze with nine units around 4 a.m. on Kilihau Street near Nimitz Highway.

It was called in as a building fire but upon arrival, the Honolulu Fire Department said six UHaul trucks were on fire between two buildings.

Officials say the flames did not spread to surrounding buildings.

The fire was fully extinguished around 5:10 a.m.

HFD says a HAZMAT unit was requested to contain the leakage of fuel from the vehicles.

An investigator was dispatched to the scene to determine the cause and provide damage estimates.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.