Kona Business Damaged by Blaze

The Hawai`i County Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Pawai Place in Kailua-Kona on Saturday morning.

Crews arrived on the scene at 6:16 a.m. to find flames and heavy smoke coming from the 4,000 square foot metal commercial building.

HFD personnel entered through the building’s front roll up door and extinguished the flames.

Officials say the occupants appeared to be a commercial laundry linen business. No one was at the business during the time of the incident.

The blaze was deemed out by 6:40 a.m.

No injuries were reported. No details about damages estimates were immediately available.