Volcano Home Burns in Saturday Fire

A Nahelenani Street home in Volcano burned Saturday evening.

The Hawai`i County Fire Department responded to the structure just before 6:30 p.m. where they found a single story residential structure fully engulfed in flames.

A man who was at the home when the fire began sustained burns when attempting to put the it out. He was transported to Hilo Medical Center in serious condition.

Two minors, a male and a female, were also reportedly in the home when the fire started. The children were able to get out and were also taken to HMC for precautionary measures and further evaluation.

The total damage to the home was estimate at $80,000.

HFD says the fire was deemed out at 8:45 p.m.

A total of 14 firefighters responded to scene, including four volunteer firefighters.