Firefighters battle 2-alarm building fire in Manoa

Firefighters battle 2-alarm building fire in Manoa
Image courtesy: Micheal Stack
Image courtesy: Micheal Stack

MANOA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire that broke out from a two-story house Thursday morning in Manoa, according to the Honolulu Fire Department.

HFD Capt. David Jenkins said approximately 35 firefighters responded to the alarm at around 7:50 a.m. and arrived at 3581 Kumu Place within 10 minutes. Upon arrival, flames were seen emanating from the ground floor of the building, Jenkins said.

The blaze was brought under control by 8:20 a.m.

Jenkins said four people were home at the time, but were able to escape uninjured. The American Red Cross was dispatched to assist these people.

Fire officials estimate that the fire burned approximately 30 percent of the structure.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and damage estimates have yet to be determined.

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