Palolo fire destroys carport, Mercedes car

PALOLO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire broke out Monday night in a Palolo carport.

It happened at 1930 9th Avenue near Kalua Road at about 9:25 p.m.

A man was driving his Mercedes vehicle when his wife alerted him that smoke was coming from the car's rear.

The couple tried to put out the flames with a garden hose, but the fire grew and traveled to the back of the carport.

The fire then traveled to a bedroom located above the carport.

Fire crews controlled flames in the bedroom.

Damages are estimated at $150,000.

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