Police open arson investigation after Molotov cocktail thrown into Kaimuki home

Kaimuki Arson

Honolulu police have launched an arson investigation after a Molotov cocktail was thrown into a Kaimuki home.

The Honolulu Fire Department responded to a call just after 1:30 a.m. Friday.

According to police, the incendiary device was thrown through a window of the home on the corner of 16th Avenue and Claudine Street near Wilhelmina Rise. A dog alerted the residents to the fire and they were able to extinguish it before firefighters arrived.

Officials say no injuries were reported.

Police do not have a suspect at this time.

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