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Attic fire in Aina Haina, 78-year-old woman assisted out by 911 caller

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AINA HAINA, Hawai’i (KITV4) – The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) extinguished a blaze that broke out in an Aina Haina home’s attic on Jan. 11, 2022, at around 2:56 p.m.

HFD said in a press release that the 911 caller who reported smoke billowing from the attic area was also able to assist a 78-year-old woman out of the house. No one else was home at the time of the blaze

Ten fire units responded to the two-alarm fire, arriving at the scene at approximately 3:03 p.m., and extinguishing the flames by 3:30 p.m. Firefighters battling the blaze did observe roof-mounted photovoltaic panels on fire, HFD said in a press release.

The HFD Fire Investigator was called to the scene to determine the cause of the fire. 

An HFD press release estimated the total damage at $244,000.

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