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Fire crews respond to fire at Ilikai Hotel

Published: Nov. 19, 2008 at 12:20 AM HST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2008 at 9:02 AM HST
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WAIKIKI (KHNL) - A high-rise fire in Waikiki Tuesday night sent at least one person to the hospital.

The fire started in a condo unit on the 19th floor of the Ilikai Hotel.

At least part of the hotel had to be evacuated while fire crews investigated.

They tell us one person was in the unit at the time of the fire and that the room was cluttered with personal items.

The sprinklers helped them contain the flames.

Crews had the fire under control shortly after 7:30 p.m.

Paramedics took one person to the hospital in stable condition for observation.

The cause is still under investigation.

Damage from the fire is estimated at $40,000.