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4 residents flee from fire that destroys Foster Village house

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 12:48 p.m. HST, Mar 14, 2013

Three adults and two children are homeless after fire destroyed their Foster Village house Wednesday afternoon, but no one was injured.

Damage to single-family house, built in the late 50s, and contents was reported at $350,000, said Fire Department spokesman Capt. Terry Seelig. No other homes were damaged,

Four of the five residents were home at the time, and escaped through the back to a nearby park.

Firefighters brought the fire under control at 5:55 p.m. Most of the damage occurred to the front of the house. Two vehicles in the carport were also heavily damaged.

Firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire at 1231 Kukila Place near Bougainville Drive in Foster Village about 5:30 p.m., Seelig said.

Red Cross is responding to the family’s needs.

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copperwire9 wrote:
I'm glad they're okay. It's hard to lose your things - I remember that very well from 'Iniki - but they can be replaced. Those tender lives, though, they are very precious.
on March 14,2013 | 12:06AM
lowtone123 wrote:
Glad all made it out safely.
on March 14,2013 | 08:35AM
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