FOSTER VILLAGE (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department says a fire that ripped through a home in Foster Village late Wednesday was caused by electrical arcing in a power strip.
Nearly 40 firefighters responded to the blaze on Haloa Drive around 10:25 p.m.
According to HFD, eight people, including three children, managed to escape the home safely.
The fire was fully extinguished by 11:15 p.m.
The blaze is estimated to have caused more than $671,000 in damage.
The Hawaii Red Cross is assisting those who were displaced by the fire.
HFD officials said the home did not have a working smoke alarm, emphasizing the need for residents to check their own smoke alarm systems.
This story will be updated.