Wailuku Home Destroyed by Fire

January 26, 2014, 3:46 PM HST · Updated January 26, 3:49 PM

MFD logo. Photo by Wendy Osher.

MFD logo. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

A structure fire overnight destroyed a Wailuku home, causing an estimated $60,000 in damage, fire officials said.


The incident was reported at 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at 626 Kaʻae Road.

According to department reports, fire crews from Wailuku arrived on scene to find the single-story, two-bedroom wooden home engulfed in flames.

Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said the 600-square-foot home was vacant and was completely destroyed by the fire.  No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and remains under investigation, officials said.Units responding to the scene included: Engine-1 from Wailuku; and Engine-10, Rescue-10, and Tanker-10 from Kahului.


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