Fire engulfs an Ewa Beach apartment complexUPDATED 8:04 PM HST Feb 02, 2014Video Transcript
Ten people were displaced after a fire raged through townhomes in Ewa Beach. Fire crews responded to La'a-ulu Street around 8:30 last night. KITV4's Nana Ohkawa spoke to a man who says the fire started in his garage. Viewer cell phone video shows 4 units in Arbors Townhome Complex engulfed in flames. Today... all that's left is charred remnants of what used to be homes. When Ben Nary looked into his garage.. he saw fire.. and everything on his ceiling started peeling off. 417 I STORE MY BATTERIES THERE AND LITHIUM HYPO BATTERIES THEY JUST GOT IGNITED AND THE FLAMES SOMEHOW WENT INTO THE CEILING VERY QUICKLY 429 He was at home with his wife.. his border collie Daphnye was stuck in a bedroom... as the windows started exploding... they got to daphnye just in time. bridge 2517 A NEIGHBOR SAID SHE HEARD A BANG WENT OUT ON HER LANAI AND SAW SMOKE EVERYWHERE. THE NEXT THING SHE HEARD SHE SAYS SAVED ALL THE NEIGHBORS. 2525 Shellie Vaught 2008 I HEARD GET OUT GET OUT RUNNING UP AND DOWN AND EVERYONE GOT OUT OF THE BUILDING 14 628 I DIDN'T STOP YELLING UNTIL I WAS SURE THAT EVERYONE WAS OUT 34 717 THE OWNERS UPSTAIRS JUST HAD A BABY TWO DAYS AGO 19 SO WANT TO MAKE SURE THEY WERE OK 726 Nary's garden used to look like this... now unrecognizable. The heat of the fire ... Spread across the street... Ruining paint and melting fences. 1737 IT WAS THE SCARIEST THING IVE EVER SEEN AND IT WAS MOVING WAY TO QUICK IT WAS MOVING WAY TOO QUICK AND I THOUGHT THIS WHOLE BUILDING WAS GOING TO GO UP 1747 Luckily, no one was injured... Nary's cat George got out on his own.. But, they still on the lookout for his other two cats. Nana Ohkawa KITV4 News. The damage is estimated at 680-thousand dollars. The cause is still under investigation.