Fire Burns Unoccupied Wooden Home in Haiku
By Wendy Osher
(Update: 7:23 p.m. 10/22/12)
A structure fire in Haiku was called extinguished at 6:02 p.m.
The fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to the structure, and $10,000 to its contents, according to Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.
The cause of the fire was undetermined after investigation, said Mainaga.
(Posted: 4:37 p.m. 10/22/12)
Maui firefighters on Maui are conducting mop-up operations at a home in Haiku.
The fire was first reported at 3:21 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2012 at a 2,000 square foot wooden structure located at 460 Haiku Road, authorities said.
When crews from Engine 2 out of Paia arrived on scene, they found the structure more than 50% involved, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.
Authorities say no one was living in the home, and no one was displaced by the fire.
The fire was contained by 4:09 p.m., and crews remained on scene at 5 p.m. to conduct mop-up operations and conduct an investigation into the cause.
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