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10 displaced by McCully fire that damages 3 units

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    Units were dispatched to Hauoli Street about 6:25 p.m.
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    Miki Sen, 8, comforts her aunt, Carrie Koyanagi, whose Waiola Street apartment was damaged by fire Saturday afternoon. Sen was going to spend the night with her aunt and grandmother.
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Ten people living in a five-unit apartment building in McCully were displaced, and a firefighter was injured, by a fire that quickly ravaged the wooden structure Saturday night.

The fire started in a downstairs unit, according to witnesses.

Capt. James Todd said 32 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire, which was reported at 6:14 p.m. at

1737 Waiola St. and brought under control at 6:56 p.m. Three units were damaged, two heavily.

A firefighter was taken with moderate injuries to a hospital, Todd said.

No damage estimate or cause was available Saturday night. The Red Cross was assisting, Todd said.

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