Fire damages a vehicle, equipment, and canopy near a business in Kailua-Kona Monday evening (October 26th).
Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Team
The Hawaii Fire Department (HFD) along with the Hawaii Police Department (HPD) responded to a report of a vehicle fire near a structure in Kailua-Kona Monday evening (October 26th).
The initial call came in at 9:18 pm Monday evening and HFD crews from the Kailua-Kona Fire Station along with HPD Officers from the Kona Patrol responded to the scene located at 75-100 block of Lunapule Road above Ali'i Drive in Kailua-Kona.
Upon the arrival of emergency crews, numerous reports came in from bystanders reporting a vehicle (described as a Grey Honda Multi-Purpose Vehicle) on fire near a business off of Lunapule Road and the fire was spreading to a nearby canopy, where equipment including a small boat was stored.
Once emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found the vehicle fully engulfed and immediately worked to extinguish the fire. The fire was under control at 9:32 pm Monday evening and crews continued with mop-up and overhaul operations. The fire was contained to the vehicle and equipment under the canopy.
No injuries or damage to nearby structures were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.