Wailuku apartment fire causes $100K in damage
Four people were displaced after a fire gutted a second floor unit of a small Wailuku apartment complex on Loke Street.
The fire was reported at around 5:12 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, and caused $100,000 in damage to the structure and $1,000 in damage to contents within.
Fire crews arrived on scene to find a working fire in an upstairs unit of the residential complex.
Fire officials say crews quickly knocked down the fire and worked to clear any occupants in harm’s way. Smoke alarms were present and sounded, according to department reports.
The fire was extinguished by 7:05 p.m.
Red Cross workers were assisting the displaced residents with immediate needs.
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Crews responding to the incident included Engine 1, Engine 10, Rescue 10, and Hazmat 10.