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Lahainaluna Home Fire Causes $200,000 in Damages

December 22, 2012, 9:03 PM HST
* Updated December 24, 7:12 AM
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By Wendy Osher

A home fire in Lahaina caused an estimated $200,000 in damages early Saturday morning, December 22, 2012.

The incident was first reported at 1:13 a.m. at a single story, three-bedroom home, located at 233 Lahainaluna Road in West Maui.

When fire crews from Engine-3 arrived on scene, they found the home approximately 50% involved in fire.

The fire was brought under control within 25 minutes from the time of the arrival of the first company, and was extinguished by 6:19 a.m., said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

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The fire caused extensive damage to approximately half of the 4,800 square-foot structure, said Mainaga.

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No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire was undetermined after investigation.

Other units that responded to the scene included the Maui Fire Department’s Engine-3, Ladder-3, Engine-ii, Engine-6, Engine-10, Ladder-14, and Tanker 3.

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