Abandoned Kalihi home destroyed in fire

KALIHI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire destroyed an abandoned home in Kalihi Friday afternoon.

According to officials, the fire broke at about 2:30 p.m. in a building located at 3458 Kalihi Street.

The fire spread thick smoke throughout the neighborhood, but crews put out the flames before it spread to any other structures.

Witnesses reported seeing homeless people in the area before the fire started.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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