Man, infant escape unharmed as two-alarm fire damages Nanakuli duplex

The cause of a two-alarm fire that broke out in Nanakuli Wednesday cannot be determined.

The alarm came in at 11:30 a.m. from a single-story duplex at 87-1740 Farrington Highway.

Crews arrived to find smoke and flames emanating from one of the units.

A man and an infant were reportedly home at the time. They were able to escape unharmed.

The fire was brought under control shortly after noon, and was fully extinguished by 12:23 p.m.

Investigators determined that the fire began in one of the duplex home’s kitchens, however officials say the specific point of ignition could not be determined due to the extensive amount of damage to the area.

Fire officials say both units were heavily damaged by the fire. The American Red Cross is assisting those residents.

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