KFD responds to multiple overnight house fires

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LIHUE, Hawaii (KHON2) – The Kauai Fire Department responded to multiple house fires Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

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On Monday around 8:20 p.m., KFD crews responded to a family dwelling in Kapa’a. When fire fighters arrived on scene, they discovered that a stove fire was contained by the owner.

Damages are estimated at $500 and firefighters cleared the scene at 10:40 p.m

Meanwhile, at 2:45 a.m. on Tuesday, KFD crews were called to a two-story structure fire on Leimomi Street in Wailua.

Fire fighters reported seeing smoke from the garage. A resident reported that the fire was extinguished. However, firefighters discovered a small flame in a corner of the garage, extinguished the fire, and utilized a fan to clear existing smoke.

Damages are estimated at $25,000 and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

There were no injuries reported in either of the incidents.

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