Maui woman escapes flames as fire destroys home

WAILUKU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire destroyed a Wailuku home early Sunday morning.

Firefighters were called to the home located on Holowai Place around 3:15 a.m.

When they arrived they found A 900 square foot wooden house was on fire. The flames were brought under control in 15 minutes, but the house was destroyed.

Maui firefighters say a woman was at home at the time, but managed to escape the flames.

The Red Cross says three people lived in the home, and are now assisting them.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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