10 displaced after fire damages Ewa Beach home

Ewa house fire

Five people made it out of their burning Ewa Beach home alive Tuesday afternoon.

Honolulu firefighters were called to a home on Koalipehu Street shortly after 2:30 p.m.

Officials believe the blaze started in a bedroom, then spread to another room.

One resident was treated for exposure to smoke at the scene, but was not taken to the hospital.

A total of 10 people lived in the home and are now displaced. The American Red Cross is assisting the affected residents.

Damage is estimated at $80,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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