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Waikiki highrise fire prompts evacuation

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Residents voluntarily evacuated from a Waikiki high-rise after a fire broke out in a fourth floor unit early Friday.

Officials say no one at the Scandia Towers on Paoakalani Ave. was hurt.

One man was reportedly inside the burning unit but he was able to escape without injuries.

The fire, which was first reported at 12:24 a.m., was extinguished in about 10 minutes.

The cause is under investigation.

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