Big Island firefighters extinguish blaze at unpermitted structure


Hawaii News Digest, 03 January 2018, 0440 UTC, Post #16204. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/01/02/breaking-news/big-island-firefighters-extinguish-unpermitted-structure-fire/ Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Early New Year's Day, Hawaii Island fire crews extinguished a fire at an unpermitted dwelling on a Hawaiian Home Lands farm lot in Kamuela.  When crews arrived at 64-0768 Ainahua Alanui Road, the single-story … Continue reading Big Island firefighters extinguish blaze at unpermitted structure

One person dead in Kailua-Kona house fire


Hawaii News Digest, 04 November 2017, 0350 UTC, Post #15905. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/616651.html Accessed on 04 November 2017, 0350 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii Fire Department is investigating a fire that killed a person and caused $210,000 damage to a home in Kailua-Kona early Friday morning (03 November 2017). … Continue reading One person dead in Kailua-Kona house fire

South Hawaii Island fire creeps toward Green Sands subdivision


Hawaii News Digest, 25 September 2017, 0510 UTC, Post #15653. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/south-hawaii-fire-creeps-toward-green-sands-subdivision Accessed on 25 September 2017, 0510 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Fire Department, a 1,600 acre brush fire continues to burn and stretches from Waikapuna Bay to within 3/4 of a mile of the … Continue reading South Hawaii Island fire creeps toward Green Sands subdivision

Fire burns 800 acres along the Ka’u coast


Hawaii News Digest, 23 September 2017, 1645 UTC, Post #15643.' Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/fire-burns-800-acres-along-ka'u-coast Accessed on 23 September 2017, 1645 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Fire Department, a brush fire that started Thursday has blackened more than 800 acres of land along the Ka'u coastline.  Because most of … Continue reading Fire burns 800 acres along the Ka’u coast

Volcano structure fire sends 3 to hospital


Hawaii News Digest, 11 September 2017, 0555 hrs, UTC, Post #15570. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/volcano-structure-fire-sends-3-hospital Accessed on 11 September 2017, 0555 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full report. Comment: A Hawaii Island man suffered serious burns while he tried to extinguish a house fire that occurred Saturday evening, 09 September 2017, in the Volcano … Continue reading Volcano structure fire sends 3 to hospital

Two people escape unharmed from burning Hilo home


Hawaii News Digest, 03 September 2017, 0535 hrs, UTC, Post #15532. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36279188/two-people-escape-unharmed-from-burning-hilo-home Accessed on 03 September 2017, 0535 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Fire Department, two people escaped unharmed from a single-story duplex home on Kapiolani Street at around 5:30 p.m., Friday, 01 September … Continue reading Two people escape unharmed from burning Hilo home

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Kohala Mountain Range | Hawaii 24/7


Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:26 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 4) to the Pu‘u O Umi Natural Area Reserve area in the Kohala Mountains for helicopter and crew which made an emergency landing. Source: Helicopter makes emergency landing in Kohala Mountain Range | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/10/04/helicopter-makes-emergency-landing-in-kohala-mountain-range). Accessed on 05 October 2016, 15:50 hrs, UTC. Please click … Continue reading Helicopter makes emergency landing in Kohala Mountain Range | Hawaii 24/7