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Orchidland Estates Home Destroyed by Fire

May 31, 2013, 11:23 AM HST
* Updated May 31, 7:53 PM
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Fire Department Inspectors are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Orchidland Estates Thursday night.

Firefighters found the home on 38th Avenue in flames when they responded to a 5:38 p.m. call to 911.

Damage to the 900-square-foot structure was estimated at $150,000. It was considered a total loss.

The occupant of the home was uninjured.


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