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Blaze damages several units at Kapiolani Blvd. walk-up

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Flames and smoke damaged several units at a Kapiolani Blvd. walk-up on Thursday afternoon.

The fast-moving blaze at 2729 Kapiolani Blvd. started about 1 p.m., and was under control by about 1:25 p.m. It was extinguished at 3:28 p.m.

No one was injured in the fire, authorities said. The American Red Cross of Hawaii is assisting displaced families.

It was not immediately clear how many of the units were affected.

The fire apparently started on the first floor of the building, where furniture and other items were being stored, and smoke from the blaze could be seen for miles.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.

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