Apartment fire displaces 15 residents

Structure fire broke out at Pearl City Saturday night

Published  4:08 PM HST Jun 23, 2013
Apartment fire
PEARL CITY, Hawaii -

Fifteen people were displaced after a fire tore through their Pearl City apartment.

The blaze broke out around 10:30 p.m. Saturday at a complex on Lehua Avenue, across from the Pearl City fire station.

When crews arrived, two upstairs units were on fire.  Officials are still investigating the cause but said a lit candle may have been the origin of the fire.

No one was injured.  Damage is estimated at $220,000. 

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