Fire guts Big Island home in Paauilo

Source: Ingamarie Gacayan
Source: Ingamarie Gacayan

PAAUILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A structure fire broke out in Paauilo on the Big Island Wednesday evening.

The fire happened at about 6:15 p.m.

The fire destroyed one home while a neighboring home sustained smoke damage. At one point, flames were reportedly as high as 50 ft.

The Red Cross is assisting the person whose home was destroyed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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