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Tanker Truck Fire Closes Hwy 19 in Laupahoehoe

April 18, 2018, 2:33 PM HST
* Updated April 18, 2:51 PM
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Tanker truck fire on Highway 19 in Laupahoehoe, Wednesday, April 18 at 2 p.m.PC: Jon Pedro

Wednesday, April 18 at 2 p.m.

The Hawai‘i Police Department reports Highway 19 near mile marker 25 in Laupahoehoe is closed in both directions due to a truck fire from an accident.

Area motorists are advised to use the alternate route via Old Māmalahoa Highway until further notice.

Updates will be posted as they become available.


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