Kekaha fire causes significant damage; cause unknown

KEKAHA, Kauai (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire that broke out in a property across from the old Kekaha Sugar Mill Monday night caused roughly $300,000 in damage.

No injuries were reported.

Rescue personnel. along with firefighters from the Waimea, Hanapēpē and Līhu'e stations, worked together to contain the blaze along Kekaha Road that was reported after 11 p.m. Police officers from the Waimea station also responded to the scene.

The fire was extinguished within half an hour but caused significant damage to two Matson containers, a vehicle and a number of miscellaneous items surrounding the area.

Inspectors continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

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