Fire investigators report Ewa Beach house fire started accidentally

Ewa house fire

Fire investigators said a fire that damaged an Ewa Beach home Tuesday was accidentally set by a boy playing with a lighter in a bedroom.

The fire on Koalipehu Street began just before 2:30 p.m Tuesday.

Five people were home at the time and they escaped safely before fire crews arrived.

The fire caused $80,000 damage.

The Red Cross assisted the 10 residents who lived there.


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