The Honolulu Fire Department responded to a building fire on Orange street at 1:44 p.m. on Tuesday. 

 

The first HFD unit arrived at 1:50 p.m. to find a single story duplex with heavy smoke coming out of both units.

 

Personnel established command, secured a water source and commenced with firefighting operations to prevent further fire spread and extinguish the fire. 

 

The occupants of the duplex escaped without injuries and began to fight the fire with garden hoses.

 

The fire was brought under control at 1:55 p.m. and extinguished at 2:17 p.m. 

 

Fire damage was reported to be confined to just one unit with the area of most damage in the dining area.

 

The fire is still under investigation with fire damages estimated at $150,000 to the structure and $20,000 to its contents. 

 

The Red Cross is assisting five occupants from the affected unit.

 

No injuries were reported for this incident.