Two cats die after fire damages house, carport on Kauai

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A Kauai woman escaped her burning home, but lost her two cats as a result of a fire.

On Wednesday, officials say a home on Puolo Road in Hanapepe caught fire as well as the carport.

Firefighters arrived at the scene around 10:30 a.m. and extinguished the flames shortly after 11 a.m.

Officials say the woman’s two cats appeared to have died from smoke inhalation.

Damage is estimated to be $300,000.

The cause remains under investigation.

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