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Crews respond to house fire on Lanai

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LANAI CITY (HawaiiNewsNow) - Crews responded to a house fire on Lanai this morning on the corner of Jacaranda and Third Avenue in Lanai City at approximately 7:45 a.m.

The Maui County Fire Department says when fire crews responded, over half of the structure was engulfed. No injuries were reported. The fire department says the owner left 20 minutes before the fire started. The Lanai Fire Department was aided by a Lanai Airport fire crew and Lahaina fire crews from Maui. 

The structure and three vehicles, including a Hummer, were completely destroyed. Four other vehicles sustained major damage. 

They say bystanders reported the fire started near the vehicles and then spread to the structure. But, the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Volunteers with the American Red Cross is currently responding.

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