Fire Department: fatal fire was intentionally set

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Honolulu Fire Department investigators have completed their investigation of the fire at 2069 Manu Place and have classified the cause of the fire as "incendiary". Results of the investigation have been referred to the Honolulu Police Department arson investigators.

The fire occurred on April 23, 2009 at about 12:30 AM. Two of the eight people living in the house died from the fire in the three story, five bedroom house.

It took about 40 firefighters to bring the two-alarm fire under control. The investigation continues and there have been no arrests.

Photo courtesy Suz Okimoto