Fire Claims Unpermitted Ocean View Home

A structure fire in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision caused $26,500 in damages Tuesday morning.

The Hawai`i County Fire Department arrived on scene just before 11 a.m. where they found a two story 650 square foot unpermitted dwelling 80 percent involved in the fire, which included most of the lower story and the entire second story.

Fire fighters deployed hand lines to extinguish the fire.

A search was conducted of the structure and it was determined that no one was home at the time of the fire.

In total 13 fire fighters, including four volunteer fire fighters, responded to the scene.


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