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Big Island police arrest a man for suspicion of arson

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Photo of Kaimi the arson dog Photo of Kaimi the arson dog

By: Courtney Viernes

HONOLULU (HAWAII NEWS NOW) - A 62-year-old Miloli'i man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson in connection with a house fire.

Kona patrol officers and Fire Department responded to a fire at an unoccupied house on Kai Avenue in Miloli'i Wednesday night.

A fire Department investigation with the assistance of a the fire departments arson canine known as 'Kaimi' determined that the fire was delibretly set.

Damages from the fire were estimated at $480,000.

Donald McKay of Milioli'i Village is being held at the Kona police station pending further investigation.

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