PEARL CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu firefighters were called to a townhouse at the Pearl City Peninsula early Sunday morning after smoke was seen billowing out of a garage area.
The blaze on Lowella Avenue, at a Navy townhouse, broke out around 3:30 a.m. A total of three units were affected. The fire was under control within about 15 minutes.
Damages are estimated at $70,000 for the unit where the fire started, and $10,000 each for the two other units affected.
The Red Cross is assisting those whose homes were damaged.
The cause of the fire was intentional. The case has been turned over to the Honolulu Police Department.
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