Five people managed to escape Wednesday night from a two-alarm house fire on Lunalilo Home Road in Hawaii Kai.
The blaze was reported at 6:19 p.m. The single-story home at 1038 Lunalilo Home Road was 30 percent engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at 6:25 p.m., and brought the blaze under control at 6:33 p.m. It was extinguished at 6:52 p.m.
Five fire companies and 18 personnel responded.
Capt. David Jenkins said the fire originated in the garage and that the cause was under investigation. No damage estimate was available.
The three adults and two children smelled smoke and exited the building, he said.
The Red Cross was notified to assist the residents.