No injuries reported during vehicle fire

MOLOAA – A fire destroyed a vehicle and briefly blocked one lane of Kuhio Highway Tuesday evening.

Firefighters were dispatched to the northbound shoulder of Kuhio Highway about 6 p.m. at mile marker 17 on the North Shore, where they found a vehicle fully involved in flames, according to a county press release.

Police closed the northbound lane for 15 minutes while fire units were responding on scene.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and cleared the scene about 6:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

The vehicle is considered a total loss.

The cause of the fire was deemed unintentional, the release said.

  1. Sunrise_blue December 28, 2017 11:53 am Reply

    Wrong. Cars don’t just burst out into flames. The person stole it, then set in on fire.

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