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Firefighters extinguish Kailua house fire

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.

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  • WHO THE DUECE IS KEVIN K. MOKULEHUA???

    This guy actually writes like a real reporter! Does the SA know someone competent has access to the presses?

    Good job dude! Welcome aboard.

    • Kevin is a real cool brother with HFD. I agree with you 100% about Kevin’s writing. Hahaha. As soon as I saw his name I knew that it would be a well thought out and well-written report.

      • Thanks!

        I guess he won’t be giving up his day job then. Our loss.

        Makes sense that he’s with a first responder organization, his Jack Webb “Just the facts” style is very refreshing.

  • I can’t believe the SA took down Kevin Mokulehua’s byline.

    Well, actually, I can, seeing as his story gave more info than the “Staff’s” lame rewrite. For those of you that didn’t see it, it was full of info with an excellent timeline.

    What happened? Misread “HFD” and thought it was a press release from “HART”, which you klowns just copy and paste onto the website?

  • 50 years ago this would be the fire report from the first arriving Engine Company.

    Upon arrival at scene E 18 reported a structure fire fully involved. E 18 leading out 2 leads and proceeding to the fire. Deployed a precinct to one side and a 21/2 to protect exposures. Fire under control and Ladder 18 doing overhaul.

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