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HPP Home Damaged by Fire Thursday Night

February 8, 2013, 10:30 AM HST
* Updated February 8, 10:31 AM
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Hawaii Fire Department investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that damaged a home on Highway 130 Thursday night.

Department personnel responding to a 7:26 p.m. call found the Hawaiian Paradise Park home in flames with two residents in the rear of the building.

Firefighters were able to confine the damage to three rooms and a hallway of the 1,056-square-foot home.

The occupants, one of whom was confined to a wheelchair, were not injured.

Seventeen firefighters, including six volunteers, responded to the blaze which was extinguished at 8:17 p.m.

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An estimate of the monetary damage was not immediately available.

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