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Abandoned Building in Ha‘ikū Consumed by Fire

July 12, 2017, 8:36 AM HST
* Updated July 12, 8:39 AM
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A fire on Monday night destroyed a 400 square foot abandoned structure in Haʻikū before spreading to surrounding brush and trees.

The incident was reported at around 10:15 p.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017.

Fire officials say they had to make access down very steep and difficult terrain to find the source of the smoke and flames, located in a gulch below Kaupakalua Road near Nilu Place.

Damages to the structure were estimated at $1,000.

The cause of the fire was undetermined, but was believed to have originated within the abandoned structure.

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