Fire destroys Big Island home

LAUPAHOEHOE, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A single family home in Laupahoehoe burned down Thursday afternoon. Fire crews responded to a home on Hana Kaluna Camp Road at around 4:30 PM.

When they arrived the house was fully engulfed. Firefighters experienced delays accessing one side of the structure due to a downed live electrical line. The fire was declared under control at 5:20 PM and fully extinguished by 6:30.

Fire officials estimate the damage to the home at $240,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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