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Honolulu, HI – Injury, Road Closures Prompted by Restaurant Fire on Kapiolani Blvd

October 17, 2022

Honolulu, HI (October 17, 2022) – Firefighters are working to uncover the cause of a restaurant fire on Kapiolani Boulevard in Honolulu on Sunday, October 16th. 

Honolulu Fire Department responded to reports of a restaurant fire at Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ at about 3:40 p.m. 

Crews were able to bring the flames under control fairly quickly. Reports indicate that an ambulance was on the scene providing medical assistance to someone. 

The fire also shut down the eastbound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard from Piikoi Street to Pensacola Street. 

Officials have declined to release any additional information. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Restaurant Fire Injuries in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Injury, Road Closures Prompted by Restaurant Fire on Kapiolani Blvd

People get hurt in preventable accidents every single day. These accidents stem from the negligence of product manufacturers, property owners, contractors, building managers, and landlords.

When a restaurant fire leaves a victim with injuries, they are eligible to bring a claim against the person responsible.

At Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner, our Honolulu burn injury lawyers have decades of experience in handling these types of cases. We know the best way to assist families in getting the damages and justice they deserve. 

The last thing on a physician’s mind when treating burn injuries is the cost. For victims, however, the expense is often a major issue. Treatment for a severe burn injury can easily run upwards of $200,000. 

This total does not include the numerous other financial hurdles that victims and their families face. These include lost wages, reduced earning capacity, reconstructive surgeries, and support services for their emotional trauma. 

Obtaining damages for these significant expenses is not an easy process. Don’t let an insurance company have control over your future. We help our clients physically and financially recover in the easiest way possible. If you were injured in a restaurant fire caused by negligent conduct, contact our Honolulu personal injury lawyers at (808) 537-2525.

Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports, and local and state police incident reports to create these posts. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this particular accident so if there is any information that is incorrect, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. The photo in this post is not the actual accident scene. The information in this post is not intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical assistance immediately. 

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