Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Kailua early this morning.
About 30 firefighters responded to the 1:03 a.m. alarm, with the first unit arriving at the Akupa Street property at 1:08 a.m. to find the single-story home engulfed in flames, according to fire department officials.
The fire was brought under control by 1:25 a.m. and extinguished by 2:41 a.m. One man was home at the time of the fire, but had escaped before firefighters arrived.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation. A damage estimate was not yet available.