Fire damages Ka‘u home, destroys shed

Fire officials are investigating the case of a late Saturday structure fire in Hawaiian Ocean Estates in Ka‘u.

Responding to the 10:18 p.m. report, Hawaii Fire Department personnel arrived in the area of Coral Parkway and Kamehameha Avenue to find a 100-square-foot shed and one bedroom of a two-bedroom, 800-square-foot main structure engulfed in flames with fire spreading to a vehicle.

The fire was declared out within about 35 minutes of the arrival of firefighters. No injuries were reported.

According to neighbors, the owners of the single-story home were on vacation on the mainland at the time of the fire.

Damage was estimated at $80,000.

ADVERTISING


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email hawaiiwarriorworld@staradvertiser.com.