HFD extinguishes Waipahu apartment fire

WAIPAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu firefighters put out a Waipahu apartment fire early Monday morning.

According to officials, the fire broke just after 4 a.m. at the Dynasty Terrace located on Pupunohe Street.

Fire officials say the fire started in the lanai area of the unit.

Three people who lived in the unit were home at the time including a man, woman and 10-year-old boy. Another woman who resides in the unit was not home at the time.

Residents evacuated the building unharmed.

American Red Cross volunteers are responding to affected residents to ensure their immediate emergency needs for food, shelter and clothing are met.

Damages are estimated at $25,000.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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