Kauai man severely injured after house fire

KAPAA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 29-year-old Wailua man is being treated on Oahu after being severely injured in a house fire Sunday in Kapaa.

The fire happened around 7 a.m., according to firefighters, and the victim was trying to extinguish the flames himself when he was burned.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but damage is estimated at about $150,000.

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