Hauula fire destroys home, 10 people displaced

An early morning fire in Hauula destroyed a home on Sunday, displacing 10 people.

Honolulu Fire officials responded to a 2-alarm fire call at a single-story home on 54-0148 Kawaipuna Street at 5:24 a.m. Upon arrival authorities say the home was engulfed in flames. The fire was under control shortly before 6 a.m.

A total of 10 people were displaced by the fire, including seven adults and three minors. All occupants were able to escape safely. A man in his 60's did suffer from burns on his arm, but refused treatment.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. According to HFD, damages are estimated at $360,000 to its structure, and $40,000 to its contents.

Volunteers with the Red Cross will meet with the affected residents and ensure their immediate emergency needs for food, shelter and clothing are met.

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