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UPDATE: Fire at Vineyard Street Home Causes $105,000 in Damage

December 6, 2014, 9:58 PM HST
* Updated December 7, 8:19 AM
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Structure Fire. Maui Now graphic.

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By Maui Now Staff

Maui firefighters battled a two story structure fire at a Vineyard Street home in Wailuku on Saturday night, Dec. 6, 2014.

The incident was reported at 7:48 p.m. at 2363 Vineyard Street.

Crews arriving on scene found the fire on the first floor of the structure and threatening the second, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

The fire was brought under control at 7:57 p.m., and was extinguished at 10:33 p.m.

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Estimated damages to the structure were listed at $100,000 and $5,000 to the contents with substantial damage to the first floor and heavy smoke damage to the second, fire officials said.

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According to department reports, a female occupant and her three dogs who were home at the time of the fire, got out with no injuries.

Authorities say assistance from the Red Cross was offered to the occupant but she declined.

The cause of the fire is undetermined.

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Crews that were dispatched to the scene included Engine-1 out of Wailuku; Engine-10, Rescue-10, and HazMat-10 out of Kahului; and Battalion Chief 6.

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