HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) responded to and extinguished a single-story house fire in Mililani on Friday, April 16.
A man and woman who reside in the home were uninjured in the blaze, HFD says.
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According to HFD officials, crews responded to 94-745 Lewanuu St. around 6:15 p.m. Friday. Firefighters saw smoke and flames at the rear of the house upon arrival, HFD said.
Crews secured a water supply and brought the fire under control by 6:24 p.m. The blaze was completely extinguished at 6:40 p.m.
American Red Cross volunteers are responding to help the two family members with emergency needs for food, shelter and clothing.
Damage estimates are $160,00 to the property and $10,000 to its contents. An HFD investigator is looking into the cause of the fire. The house was equipped with smoke detectors, HFD officials confirmed.
Fire officials initially reported the fire to be on the street where the 911 call was placed. HFD later corrected that the fire occurred on Lewanuu Street.