Food court at Ala Moana Center temporarily evacuated

Plume of powder caused evacuation

Published  4:15 PM HST May 11, 2013

The food court at Ala Moana Center was evacuated around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon because of a plume of powder.

Fire officials said a security guard used a dry chemical extinguisher on an electrical short.

No major damage was reported and no one was injured.  Customers were allowed back into the food court about an hour later.

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