Harbor Lights Unit Damaged in Cooking Fire

July 25, 2012, 8:22 AM HST · Updated July 25, 8:23 AM

Harbor Lights Condominium Complex in Kahului, file photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

A single person was displaced by a fire at an upper floor unit of the Harbor Lights condominium complex in Kahului on Tuesday.

Authorities say the fire caused an estimated $40,000 in damage and was caused by an unattended cooking fire.

The fire was reported at 5:43 p.m. at a fourth floor unit.


Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said firefighters from Wailuku and Kahului were able to contain the fire to the room of origin and extinguish the blaze by 6:45 p.m.

The single female occupant was displaced, and was being assisted by the Red Cross.  No injuries were reported.


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