None injured in Chinatown boarding house fire

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire Tuesday evening at a boarding house in Chinatown that left one person temporarily without a home.

Firefighters responded to the call just after 6:30 p.m., and reportedly had the fire under control within ten minutes of arriving on scene.

Officials say the fire was confined to one room in the four-story boarding house. Only one person lives in the room where the fire began, and the individual was not injured during the fire.There was enough damage to temporarily displace the person, who was getting assistance from the Red Cross.

There is no damage estimate at this time.

We will have more information on this story as it develops.

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