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Napili Structure Fire at Honokeana Cove

January 24, 2013, 1:58 PM HST
* Updated January 24, 10:43 PM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

(Update: 1/24/13)

A structure fire at a condominium unit in Napili caused an estimated $2,500 in damage on Thursday afternoon.

The incident was reported at 1:09 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 5355 Lower Honoapiilani Highway at the Honokeana Cove complex.

When units from Engine 11 arrived on scene, crews found a smoldering fire directly above the floor area where a worker was soldering new pipes, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

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The fire was under control by 1:52 p.m., and called extinguished at 2:30 p.m., said Mainaga.

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No injuries were reported, and no one was displaced.

Authorities say the unit was vacant because of remodeling being done to the whole building.

Lower Honoapiilani Road was closed for about a half an hour between Malialani and Napilihau to accomodate fire trucks used in response to the fire. Also responding to the scene were units from Engine 3.

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(Posted: 1:58 p.m. 1/24/13)

Maui firefighters are responding to a structure fire at the Honokeana Cove condominiums in the Napili area of West Maui.

At 1:35 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2013, police units closed Lower Honoapiilani Road between Napilihau Street and Malialani Place while firefighting efforts are underway.

***Check back for further details, which will be posted when more information is available. 

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