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Fire displaces 7 in Wailuku

  • COURTESY MAUI FIRE DEPARTMENT

    COURTESY MAUI FIRE DEPARTMENT

Maui firefighters arrived at a Wailuku house fire this afternoon to find the fire had gone through its tin roof on one side of the home.

The house, located at Holowai Place, was up a steep driveway, requiring firefighters to pull up 300 feet of firefighting lines to get to the home, the Maui Fire Department said in a news release.

Red Cross is assisting the seven people displaced by the fire.

The fire was under control at 4:10 p.m. and extinguished at 6 p.m.

Four units responded to the 3:42 p.m. alarm.

The fire remains under investigation to determine the cause and damage estimate.

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