Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Honolulu Apartment Fire

In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, the Dallas skyline is reflected in the Trinity River in Dallas.

HONOLULU (AP) — A high-rise fire recently claimed the lives of three people in Honolulu, and the apartment building where the blaze broke out had no fire sprinklers. The tower overlooking Waikiki was constructed in 1971, before sprinkles were required ...
A Honolulu Fire Department helicopter flies near a fire burning on a floor at the Marco Polo apartment complex, Friday, July 14, 2017, in Honolulu.

BY CALEB JONES, JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and CATHY BUSSEWITZ HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of older high-rise apartment buildings in Honolulu aren’t required to have sprinkler systems, but city officials are pushing for change in the wake of last week’s deadly ...
This photo shows the Marco Polo building after a fire gutted several of the top floors of the residential complex, Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Honolulu.

BY CALEB JONES and MARCO GARCIA HONOLULU (AP) — As smoke filled his 26th-floor apartment in Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines manager made one final telephone call to his brother, the brother says, before both the man and his mother were ...
Smoke billows from the upper floors of the Marco Polo apartment complex, Friday, July 14, 2017, in Honolulu.

BY JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, MARCO GARCIA and AUDREY McAVOY HONOLULU (AP) — Karen Hastings was in her 31st floor Honolulu apartment when she smelled smoke. She ran out to her balcony, looked down, and saw flames five floors below her. ...
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