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MFD determines cause of Lahaina house fire

Photo courtesy: MFD Fire Inspector James Blando. Photo courtesy: MFD Fire Inspector James Blando.
Photo courtesy: MFD Fire Inspector James Blando. Photo courtesy: MFD Fire Inspector James Blando.

LAHAINA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui Fire Department officials say the cause of Monday's house fire in Lahaina was due to an electrical problem.

According to officials, the fire sparked just before 6:30 p.m. at a home on Kelawea Street.

When crews arrived to the scene, the fire had engulfed the entire home.

Eight nearby homes were evacuated.

Firefighters extinguished the flames at about 12:30 a.m.

Damages are estimated at $375,000.

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