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Family of Five Displaced by Fire in Fern Forest

July 15, 2013, 9:46 AM HST
* Updated July 15, 9:47 AM
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A family of five was being assisted by the Red Cross after their Glenwood home was destroyed by fire late Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters responding to a 4:25 p.m. alarm found the home at 11-2259 Kokokahi St. in the Fern Forest subdivision fully involved in flames, with the front of the home collapsed.

A van parked under a canopy adjacent to the house was also destroyed by fire.

Damage to the 400-square-foot was estimated at $10,000.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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