Arson suspected in Puna porta potty blaze

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police have initiated an arson investigation in connection with a fire at a Puna beach park early Monday morning.

Police say sometime between 1:15 a.m. and 1:27 a.m. unknown persons set fire to three portable toilets at Ahalanui Beach Park in Kapoho, rendering them unusable.

Fire Department personnel extinguished the flames. Damages were estimated at $3,100.

Police ask that anyone with information about this case call the Police Department's non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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