10 people displaced, including 101-year-old woman, after Waipahu house fire

10 people displaced, including 101-year-old woman, after Waipahu house fire
Firefighters put out the flames Tuesday afternoon. (Source: HNN)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Firefighters rushed to the scene of a 2-alarm house fire in Waipahu Tuesday afternoon.

Crews were dispatched to a home along Kahuawai Street around 3:30 p.m.

The home sustained heavy damage as a result of the fire.
The home sustained heavy damage as a result of the fire. (Source: HNN)

Once on scene, fire officials say one man was attempting to suppress the flames with a garden hose. He was eventually treated for smoke inhalation.

HFD says everyone made it out safely before the roof of the two-story home collapsed. Several cars and the carport were also destroyed.

In all, 10 people were displaced as a result of the fire. EMS said several people were treated for minor injuries, including a 101-year-old woman. One person was taken to a hospital for further treatment, but is in stable condition.

The American Red Cross is helping the family affected.

An investigation is underway to determine the fire’s cause.

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