UPDATE: 9:50 a.m.
Pahoa Avenue was reopened at 8:20 a.m. after an attic fire in Kaimuki was extinguished, according to the Honolulu Fire Department.
No serious injuries were reported.
Firefighters responded to call of a fire at a home at the 3000 block of Pahoa Avenue at about 7:05 a.m.
When they arrived, fire crews observed a smoldering fire emanating in the attic. They extinguished the fire within minutes, according to the Honolulu Fire Department.
Police have closed off a section of Pahoa Avenue in Kaimuki this morning due to a “fire emergency.”
Pahoa Avenue between 15th and 16th avenues has been closed in both directions, according to an HPD bulletin sent at 8:08 a.m.
No serious injuries were immediately reported.
Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.