Woman, 86, seriously injured while escaping Manoa house fire

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Firefighters battled a blaze that seriously injured an 86-year-old woman and burned a Manoa home on Pinao Street on Friday, Aug. 27.

The blaze was first reported around 11:50 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27.

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Honolulu Emergency Medical Services treated the 86-year-old after she was injured while she escaped the fire. She was taken to the hospital in serious condition.  

The two-story, single-family home was on fire when crews arrived, Honolulu Fire Department officials said, and the three other people who lived in the home were able to evacuate without injuries.

The fire was extinguished around 12:20 a.m. Saturday.

The American Red Cross is assisting and the cause of the fire is under investigation by HFD.

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The cost of the damage to the home is not available.

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