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Firefighters investigating cause of Kaaawa house fire

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a Kaaawa house fire which left seven people without a home this morning.

Five fire companies and 15 personnel responded to 51-676 Kamehemeha Highway at 7:16 a.m. and found a two-story multi-residential structure with smoke and flames emanating from a truck in the garage, according to the fire department.

The fire was brought under control at 7:19 a.m. and was fully extinguished at 7:42 a.m.

A man and a woman, both in their 50s, were on the second floor of the house at the time of the fire and were able to escape safely.

A family of five were on the inside of the first floor and were also able to get out safely, officials said.

No injuries were reported.

A damage estimate is not yet available.

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