20 cars destroyed as HFD extinguishes Waianae building fire

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) extinguished a building fire in Waianae on Friday, Sept. 3.

The incident occurred at 869 Paheehee Road in Waianae around 2:13 p.m., officials reported.

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HFD reported they arrived at the scene at 2:22 p.m. and noticed black smoke and flames coming from all sides of a small, single-story structure — similar to a Quonset hut.

The only person inside the building was a 70-year-old man who evacuated by himself, uninjured.

Firefighters contained the blaze at 3:01 p.m. and fully extinguished it by 4:30 p.m., HFD said. The building and about 20 vehicles within the structure were destroyed.

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The cause of the fire is unknown, and there are no current damage cost estimates. No other injuries were reported.

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