Fire Claims Pahoa Home

A structure fire at a residence on Kamaili Road in Pahoa burned Friday night.

Hawai`i County Fire Department personnel responded to the scene at 10:37 p.m. to find the single-story dwelling fully involved in flames with a collapsed roof.

HFD reports that the occupant of the home was able to get themselves out of the structure and was unharmed.

The fire was under control by 11:10 p.m. and out by 12:13 a.m.

Fire officials say the fire caused a 100 percent loss and has been deemed “accidental.” The scene was turned over to the Hawai`i Police Department.

A total of 12 HPD personnel responded to the fire.


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