Firefighters extinguish building fire in Kaimuki


A portion of Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki was blocked off Thursday night as crews extinguished a building fire in Kaimuki.

The initial alarm came in at 7:56 p.m. from a building near Waialae Avenue and Koko Head Avenue, and a second alarm was called then canceled.

Fire officials determined it was caused by overcooked food. No one was hurt.

Police blocked off a lane and set up a contraflow between 12th and Koko Head avenues while crews responded.

The road was reopened at around 8:30 p.m.

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