6 affected by early morning fire in Palolo


Six people are affected by an early morning house fire in Palolo.

The fire broke out at about 2:45 a.m. on 1200 block of Palolo Avenue near Keanu Street.

There were tense moments, as live power lines were downed.

The street was closed and nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.

“There were three occupants and a dog at the time, but they managed to escape safely,” Bat. Chief Geoffrey Chang said. “No other homes are damaged, just a minor damage to the neighboring house.”

No reports of any injuries.

Damage is estimated at $220,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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