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Blaze destroys home in Wahiawa

Crews battling building fire in Wahiawa Crews battling building fire in Wahiawa
WAHIAWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused an early morning blaze that destroyed a Wahiawa home Thursday.

The fire at a home at 63 Ilima St. started about 5:15 a.m. Four people, including a 9-year-old boy, were at home when the blaze started, but were able to get out. Officials say a man in his 60s was taken to an area hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The American Red Cross is assisting the family.

Fire officials said the home is a total loss.

Some 31 firefighters responded to the blaze, and had it under control by 5:51 a.m.

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