Kinau fire caused by unattended candle
Fire officials said Monday that a fire that gutted a one-bedroom unit at the Kinau Villa apartment complex in Makiki Sunday was accidental but caused by an unattended candle. No one was injured.
The fire at the complex at 872 Kina'u St. was reported at 1:45 p.m., and caused an estimated $115,000 in damage to the structure and $10,000 in damage to its contents, said Honolulu Fire Department Capt. Terry Seelig.
Seelig is reminding the public about the dangers of leaving a candle unattended and has these safety tips: