Vehicle backs into Nuuanu apartment building and causes gas leak

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Feb. 21—A vehicle reportedly backed into a Nuuanu apartment building today, damaging the natural gas piping affixed to the outside of the building, causing a gas leak, the fire department said.

The vehicle had left the scene when the Honolulu Fire Department arrived on scene. HFD responded with 11 personnel after the 10 :31 a.m. call at 35 S. Kuakini St.

The fire department transferred responsibility to Hawaii Gas Co. upon its arrival at 10 :46 a.m.