Family of 7 displaced after a house fire in Waimanalo

Family of 7 displaced after a house fire in Waimanalo
(Hawaii News Now/File)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire displaced a Waimanalo family of seven Saturday night, according to the Honolulu Fire Department.

HFD says the fire started around 7:30 p.m. Six units staffed with 22 personnel responded to the home on Poalima Street.

Fire officials say a man, a woman and their five children were not home at the time the flames began.

Crews began fighting the fire and had it under control by 8 p.m. and fully extinguished by 8:45 p.m.

No injuries were reported. Friends have started a GoFundMe page to assist the family. The Red Cross is also assisting the displaced family.

HFD added that home’s smoke alarms were working.

This story may be updated.

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