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Police investigating Honolulu bar fire as arson

HONOLULU (AP) - Honolulu police say a fire inside a karaoke bar appears to have been intentionally set.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports a fire investigator determined Sunday the blaze at Club Geisha House was an act of arson.

Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Capt. Terry Seelig says the fire broke out at about 4 a.m. at the bar's entrance.

Seelig says firefighters had the fire under control within 15 minutes and the damage was confined to the entrance.

Authorities say nobody was injured and the bar was closed at the time.

They say the damage is estimated to be about $3,000.

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