1 dead after house fire in remote Big Island community

1 dead after house fire in remote Big Island community
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - One person was killed in a fire at an Ocean View home on Thursday.

Firefighters said the blaze broke out about 9:40 a.m. on Kailua Boulevard.

When first responders arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames. The remote location and a limited water supply further hampered firefighting efforts.

The victim has not yet been identified.

Damage to the home is estimated at $120,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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