Fire Destroys Ainaloa Home

The Hawai`i County Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Uilani Drive in the Ainaloa Subdivision on Thursday.

At 2:19 p.m., firefighters arrived on scene to find a single story vacant dwelling 50 to 60 percent involved in flames.

Three engine companies battled the flames along with volunteer firefighters. The fire was out by 3:30 p.m.

Fire officials say that no other home were threatened and the flames were contained to the building of origin.

The cause of the fire has not been determined. HFD notes the loss of the home at 100 percent.