News

Kona Diving Company Damaged in Blaze

March 9, 2019, 7:58 AM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

Hawai‘i firefighters responded to reports of flames and heavy smoke coming from Kona Diving Company in Palm Terrace on Friday, March 8, 2019.

They arrived on the scene at 11:13 p.m. to find the second floor mezzanine area of the steel frame commercial building involved with fire.

There were no occupants at time of fire.

Firefighters initially fought the blaze from exterior, cooling the building roof using a turret from Engine-7.

The interior attack involved 1.75-inch hand lines. A rapid intervention team was put in place at point of entry.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

The fire was confined to the room of origin. Adjoining businesses were not affected by fire spread.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Kona Diving Company is located at 74-5615 Luhia St. in Kailua-Kona.

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments

Newsletters

Get a quick summary of what’s happening on the Big Island with our daily & weekly email of news highlights.