Building fire just off Sand Island

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- A building fire has engulfed a home this morning on Mokauea Island.

There are at least four homes on the island which is considered one of Hawaii's oldest fishing villages.

Firefighters used a boat to reach the blaze, which is located about a half mile offshore near Sand Island.

The fire was under control by 6:15 a.m., according to firefighters.

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