The Wailuku Bridge in Hilo is open

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UPDATE: The Wailuku Bridge in Hilo is now reopened following an overnight fire.


UPDATE: The Wailuku Bridge in Hilo is closed following an overnight fire.

Fire officials tell us it began shortly before 8 p.m. Monday night in an homeless encampment under the north side of the bridge.

The road is closed until its deemed safe to pass.

Traffic is being rerouted on Wainaku St.


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Wailuku (Singing) Bridge in Hilo is closed in both directions.

It was closed because of a fire. The fire was extinguished but the bridge remains closed overnight.

Drivers can use Wainaku St. and Hau Ln.

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