Honolulu firefighters contain three-alarm fire in Hawaii Kai

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HAWAII KAI, Hawaii (KHON2) — UPDATE: 7:05 p.m. The two-alarm fire has been upgraded to a three-alarm fire.

A three-alarm fire near Naniwa Gardens in Hawaii Kai was reported Tuesday evening.

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Reports of a fire on the sixth floor at Naniwa Gardens broke out at 5:39 p.m. Honolulu firefighters and police arrived on scene around 5:45 p.m. Over sixty emergency personnel worked to contain the raging blaze, which was fully extinguished by 6:45 p.m. The fire left many residents in shock.

 “It was very scary,” said Darwin Nazarino, a nearby resident. “I’m just glad I got my wife out of there alive.”

Honolulu police issued road closures in the area around 6 p.m., while several fire trucks worked to put out the flames.

EMS says no injuries have been reported at this time, but two dogs are still missing.

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