Quantcast

Wednesday, July 23, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 13 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Brush fire burned to within 100 feet of homes in Maili

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 08:15 a.m. HST, Sep 20, 2013


Honolulu firefighters were able to contain a brush fire that burned to within 100 feet of homes in Maili early this morning.

The fire started at about 4:06 a.m. About 45 firefighters, eight engines and 3 tankers battled the blaze until it was contained at about 5:48 a.m., said Fire Capt. Terry Seelig, a Fire Department spokesman.

Firefighters were able to stop the flames before it damaged homes, Seelig said.

Residents whose homes were threatened by the fire were evacuated to Maili Beach Park, police said. But the Red Cross did not open an official center.

Seelig said firefighters will be mopping up hot spots in the area for the next few hours.







 Print   Email   Comment | View 13 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(13)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
tiwtsfm wrote:
Where is your proof reader?
on September 20,2013 | 05:51AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Here, all I need is the minimum wage, no I TOLD U SO, and if u guys FIRE ME, it would be better than collecting unemployment. Here's the deal, some may need to know where Maili is. For me I know, because several times I had taken home a friend to his home near The Waianae Store, which is way out there in the boondocks.
on September 20,2013 | 07:32AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Speaking of which, the newspaper dispenser at McDonald's Kapolei West, the one near your printing plant has run out of newspapers. Do u guys hire good people, or do u guys just hire off the street bums? Omg for a newspaper dispenser to run out of paper is the same as a toilet running out of TP. I bet some use your paper for TP laff my u know what off !!!
on September 20,2013 | 07:38AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Here's the deal again: This is a dammmn Welfare State and all the UNIONS are causing it. For one, we have the priciest Real Estate that investors are willing to overpay for, then rent out to minimum wage people that they pack into their mini hotels and make a bundle off.
on September 20,2013 | 07:41AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Let me make this perfectly clear: I AM NOT A CROOK. lol
on September 20,2013 | 07:42AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
If Hawaii was to follow the model of either Texas or Florida, we would STOP our State Income Tax collections and collect taxes the preferable way, collect them at the store, when we buy stuff for consumption. More we buy, more we pay taxes, hence, this method limits consumption.
on September 20,2013 | 07:45AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Then again Hawaii has found the golden goose that lays the golden egg for eternity: collect State Income Taxes, which are among the HIGHEST IN THE NATION if not the highest, noting Cali and NY and they also have an excise tax that they use OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN !!!! In another example of double taxation, when retailers buy their soft drinks from a big box store, they have to pay the bottle fee. Then the retailer charges the consumer when said consumer purchase that 79 cent 12 oz soft drink. The five cents is sent to the State twice for one aluminum can !!!!!!!!!
on September 20,2013 | 07:52AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
The End
on September 20,2013 | 07:53AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
DaEnd
on September 20,2013 | 07:53AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
What u guys want me to talk some more??? Lol I want to get Cousin Moofi into a debate situation and crack his u know what open !!!!
on September 20,2013 | 07:54AM
HonoluluHawaii wrote:
Check your Star-Bulletin records, in that life I blogged as "manakona". That's where I originated "Cousin Moofi".
on September 20,2013 | 07:57AM
juscasting wrote:
CHAD Up! Or FA_Q!
on September 20,2013 | 10:15AM
rayhawaii wrote:
Thats why there was a contract to clear a 25 foot firebreak, but after that area went back to tall dry grass no one keep the area clear. People were lucky this time for the 2cd time this year. Maybe 3rd time?
on September 20,2013 | 01:35PM
IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News