The Honolulu Hearth Division investigator has decided that the reason for a Kailua home fireplace on June 29 was unintended and concerned a baby taking part in with an open-flame ignition supply.
HFD mentioned the fireplace triggered an estimated $525,000 in injury to the constructing at 461 Kawailoa Highway and $25,000 injury to its contents.
The hearth originated within the center bed room of a single-story construction hooked up to a two-story residential dwelling.
HFD mentioned the kid alerted the adults at residence concerning the fireplace.
The division didn’t specify what the kid was truly taking part in with — whether or not a lighter or matches.
When firefighters first arrived, they discovered heavy flames and smoke popping out of the two-story residence.
5 adults and two kids escaped the blaze with out damage.
It took firefighters greater than three hours to extinguish the blaze that started shortly after 5 p.m.