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Kaneohe house fire under investigation

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                                The aftermath of a house fire at Kokokahi Place in Kaneohe, seen this morning.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The aftermath of a house fire at Kokokahi Place in Kaneohe, seen this morning.

Honolulu firefighters responded to a large fire that broke out at a home in Kaneohe Sunday night.

Eight units with 30 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire at 45-176 Kokokahi Place just after 9:05 p.m., according to the Honolulu Fire Department.

Area residents said they heard “explosion sounds” at the time and the house was ablaze soon after.

Four occupants and a dog safely escaped the fire. There were no injuries reported.

Firefighters brought the fire under control at 10:10 p.m. and extinguished it just before 10:50 p.m.

After they left the scene, firefighters were called back to extinguish a tree that had rekindled on the property.

The cause of the structure fire is under investigation.

Damage is estimated at $714,000 to the structure and $30,000 to its contents.

The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents.

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