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Kapolei house fire intentionally set, investigators determine

Honolulu Fire Department investigators have determined that a Kapolei house fire extinguished Thursday was intentionally set.

Firefighters responded to the fire, on the 91-1100 block of Kumulipo Street, at 4:53 p.m and extinguished the blaze at 5:30 p.m.

An adult male resident was reportedly alerted to the fire by smoke and escaped without injuries.

Damage to the structure has been estimated at $175,500 with $10,000 in damage to its contents.

HFD investigators handed the case over to the police department for further investigation.

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