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Fire destroys home on Kauai, displaces family of 6

Courtesy: Riq Lee Courtesy: Riq Lee
KOLOA, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A fire completely destroyed a three-bedroom home on Poipu Road Tuesday morning, according to Kauai County officials.

Officials said the fire broke out at approximately 4:15 a.m., but firefighters managed to quickly contain it.

An adult female occupant sustained minor injuries, officials said, but no other injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross is assisting a family of six, who have all been displaced from the home.

Damages to the structure and its contents are estimated at $300,000.

Fire inspectors are still investigating the cause, although foul play is not suspected.

Police closed off Poipu Road, between Makai and Malino Roads, but they reopened it at around 6:35 a.m.

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