HFD: Malfunction in floor lamp cord caused Pupukea house fire

Pupukea fire

An early morning blaze at a house in Pupukea was an accident, according to Honolulu Fire Department officials.

The fire was reported shortly after 12 a.m. Thursday in a home on Alapio Road.

According to HFD, the fire started in a second-floor bedroom because of a malfunction in the cord of a floor lamp.

No injuries were reported.

Total damage is estimated at $370,000.

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