Makakilo Fire Fight to Exceed $54,000, Family to Take Fire Safety Class (VIDEO)

The Makakilo fire is a stark reminder of just how easy a fire can start and carry in Hawaii. 2 young 7-year-old boys and a lighter is all it takes to cause a $54,000 suppression effort (not counting the post-fire structural and natural resource damages.)

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From the Source: 

"'We want parents to realize that this could happen to anyone and how important it is to discuss fire safety with their children. We will participate in a fire safety program with them. Sorry,' he said on Saturday.The family will now go through a fire safety class with the fire department to discuss the dangers of playing with fire.

'The difference is delivery. It’s going to be a one-on-one education and anything else that we see is necessary in teaching them, we’ll work with them,' Capt. Jenkins said.

Children get fire safety lessons from a firefighters safety guide in school during Fire Prevention Week." 

Above: Credit - KHON2

Above: Credit - KHON2