A family of eight was chased from their Waipahu home by a fire.
Fire investigators say a faulty electrical outlet is to blame. The fire not only affected the residents, but neighbors who have vivid accounts of the fire.
"I heard a couple of boom sounds," said Al Aneuber, a neighbor. "Next thing I knew, there were about four other fire trucks and the whole neighborhood was kind of blocked."
Neighbors watched as flames engulfed a home on Lumi Place Sunday night.
Fire officials say the call came in around 9 p.m. and the fire was out 30 minutes later, but not before it ripped through the windows and melted the screens right off.
Fire investigators and clean-up crews spent Monday morning determining what was left in the charred rooms.
"We'll document all their non-salvageables to their salvageables. Then whatever's charred that's salvageable, we can ice blast and we do repairs from there," said Zack Solmirin, a supervisor with Service Masters.
Firefighters say luckily the walls are made of cinderblock, which helped contain flames indoors and prevented trees outside from catching on fire.
"If the fire got the tree, I'm sure it would spread to my house because it's right on the border on the fence area," said Aneuber.
The home is now surrounded by caution tape with windows completely boarded up.
"This is just the first process," said Solmirin.
It is just one of many steps to make this home livable again.
Investigators say since the cause was an electrical outlet the case will be ruled accidental. Damage is estimated at $150,000.
The Red Cross is helping residents affected by the fire.