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Discarded smoking materials blamed for fire in Kakaako high-rise

  • KIMBERLY YUEN / KYUEN@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Honolulu Fire Department responded to a two-alarm building fire located at 425 South Street on Tuesday at 4:36 p.m.

Discarded smoking materials are blamed for a fire in the 15th floor unit of a Kakaako high rise that caused $21,000 worth of damage Tuesday.

Firefighters arriving at 4:36 p.m. at the 42-story One Waterfront Towers condominium on South Street saw smoke coming from the building’s window.

An activated fire sprinkler extinguished the fire by the time firefighters got to the unit.

No was home at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.

Residents were told to evacuate the building.

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