Honolulu firefighters battle 2-alarm fire near Diamond Head

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Several Honolulu firefighters could be seen battling a massive blaze that appeared to be emitting from a home on Monsarrat Avenue.

Reports of the fire came in just before noon on Thursday, June 17. Eleven HFD units responded to the blaze, with the first unit arriving on scene at 11:59 a.m.

The fire was brought under control by 12:10 p.m. and extinguished at 12:31 p.m.

Monsarrat Avenue was temporarily shut down between Paki Avenue and Kanaina Avenue as HFD conducted an investigation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but the Fire Investigator has determined that the fire originated in the upstairs bedroom.

The estimated fire damage is $370,000 to the property and $20,000 to the contents.

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