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Morning Copy Room Fire at Kahului Elementary School Deemed Accidental

December 6, 2019, 10:38 AM HST
* Updated December 6, 12:18 PM
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Kahului Elementary School fire. PC: (12.6.19) Maui Fire Department.

A morning fire at Kahului Elementary School on Maui was deemed to be accidental, possibly caused by a malfunctioning electrical appliance, according to Maui Fire Services Chief Rylan Yatsushiro.

The fire was reported at 5:48 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

Responding units from Engine 10 in Kahului arrived to find a copy room with major smoke damage, but no fire.

Investigators were also called to assist with determining the possible cause.

Crews left the scene at 7:16 a.m.

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Damages included extensive smoke damage. Dollar estimates were not yet available at last report.

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