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Family escapes Hilo house fire unharmed

By Star-Advertiser staff


A Hilo family of three escaped unharmed after a fire engulfed their home.

At about 12:45 a.m., firefighters responded to the fire at the single-story home on Hoku Street.

Two parents and a child who were inside the home at the time of the fire managed to escape. The blaze was under control at 1:10 a.m. and extinguished at 1:20 a.m., according to a news release by the Hawaii County Fire Department.

No injuries were reported.

Damage was estimated at $68,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

A residence near the home also sustained minor fire damage.

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