Arson suspected in Waipahu house fire

Waipahu fire

Honolulu police have opened an arson investigation following an early-morning house fire in Waipahu.

Honolulu firefighters were called to a home located on Pilimai Street near Waipahu Elementary School just before 2 a.m. Thursday.

Fire investigators believe the fire started in the garage.

Firefighters had the flames under control within 10 minutes.

Neighbors say the tenants had recently moved out of the home.

No injuries were reported.

Damage is estimated at $10,000.

No arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing.

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