HFD investigators conclude fire at Kapolei townhouse was accidental

Damages are estimated at $40,000.

HFD investigators conclude fire at Kapolei townhouse was accidental

KAPOLEI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu firefighters determined the cause of a blaze that broke out at a two-story townhouse in Kapolei on Wednesday night was an accident.

HFD investigators say the fire was caused by an electrical failure in a lamp.

Seven units staffed with 23 personnel responded around 8:40 p.m. to the fire on Kamaaha Loop.

According to HFD, two adults and two children managed to escape. One of the adults was treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire was fully extinguished by 9 p.m.

Damages are estimated at $40,000.

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