Two Escape from Hilo Home Fire

The Hawai`i County Fire Department responded to a fire Friday evening in Hilo.

Firefighters arrived at a Kanoelani Street home 5:19 p.m. to find a fire contained to bedroom of a single story duplex structure.

Two occupants were in the residence at the time of the fire and we’re able to escape without injuries.

HFD officials say the fire was extinguished by 6:24 p.m. and an overhaul was completed.

Red Cross responded to the scene to provide humanitarian assistance.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation

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