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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, January 9, 2010

Unrelated fires damage 2 Maui homes

Advertiser Staff

Maui fire crews responded to two unrelated house fires Friday morning and the American Red Cross said volunteers were helping the affected families.

The house fire in the Waiehu area was reported at 4:36 a.m. and the Kahului fire was reported at 10:04 a.m. Maui Fire Department officials said both fires are under investigation.
The Red Cross said the Waiehu fire affected two adults (a mother and son) and two children and the Kahului fire affected one adult, five children and a dog. Red Cross caseworkers are also following up with the families to help with their recovery.
To help the Red Cross assist victims of this and other local disasters, people can send a contribution to:
American Red Cross
Hawaii State Chapter
1063 Lower Main, Suite C211-A
Wailuku, HI 96793

Secure online donations can also be made at www.hawaiiredcross.org or by calling 808-739-8109