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House fire displaces Puhi family

PUHI, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -  A Kauai family is homeless after their Puhi home was destroyed in a fire Thursday evening. 

Firefighters from the Lihue station responded to the residence in a remote area along Haiku Road around 11 p.m. By the time they arrived, the home was fully engulfed and collapsed. American Red Cross volunteers also responded to assist the occupants.

The fire was controlled within minutes but the crew stayed for several hours to protect exposure to surrounding area.

Fire inspectors estimate about $100,000 in damages. No injuries were reported by the displaced couple who lived in the home. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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