Fire Burns Small Kula CottageDecember 2, 2011, 8:43 AM HST · Updated December 2, 8:45 AM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
Maui firefighters responded to a fire alarm at a small cottage in Kula on Thursday afternoon.
The fire was reported at 5:40 p.m. on December 1, 2011 at a cottage located on the 16000 block of Haleakala Crater Road.
Units from Kula, Makawao and Kahului responded to the scene and had the fire under control by 5:53 p.m., and extinguished by 6:07 p.m.
The blaze was confined to a single room of the 400-square foot structure and caused an estimated $2,000 in damage to the structure, and $1,000 in damage to the contents.
The cottage was unoccupied at the time of the fire, and not injuries were reoprted.
The cause of the fire is undetermined after investigation.