Elderly Woman Injured in Kalihi House Fire

KALIHI (KHNL) - An early morning fire destroys a Kalihi home and injures an elderly woman. The fire started at around 5:00 AM at 1521 Meyers Street in Kalihi.

Seven people were inside the six bedroom house at the time. Emergency crews took a 76-year-old woman to Kaiser Moanalua Hospital in seroius but stable condition. All others got out of the house safely.

Firefighters evacuated the area once they discovered a box of ammunition inside the house. Investigators believe the fire started inside the kitchen.

Witnesses say before the fire broke out, they heard loud arguments and then heard popping noises.  There were also reports of sparks.