Kaimuki fire displaces multiple families, home at 'total loss' - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Kaimuki fire displaces multiple families, home at 'total loss'

Photo courtesy: Matthew Griffin Photo courtesy: Matthew Griffin
KAIMUKI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu fire officials are investigating the cause of a structure fire that displaced multiple families, and destroyed a home Saturday afternoon. 

Fire crews responded to the two-alarm structure fire at 1354 15th Ave. around 2:15 p.m. 

A total of five families were affected, three in the destroyed home and two in a neighboring home that sustained exterior damages. 

Officials closed a portion of 15th Avenue in Kaimuki to control the fire. 

A total of three people were injured. A woman suffered a burn injury, and 2 firefighters were treated for a cut to the hand and dehydration. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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