Overloaded Circuit Sparks Waiehu Home Fire
By Wendy Osher
Fire officials determined that an overloaded circuit was the cause of a home fire in Waiehu on Tuesday night.
Fire crews from Wailuku and Kahului were dispatched at 9:01 p.m. to the home located at 606 Kaae Road.
The fire was contained to a single room and caused an estimated $1,000 in damage before it was extinguished at 10:32 p.m, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.
Fire personnel arrived on scene to find neighbors utilizing a garden hose to douse the fire. Fire crews continued extinguishment and ventilated the home upon arrival.
No injuries were reported.