Fire damages Kauai home

Firefighters extinguished a blaze that broke out in a single-story home on Kahiliholo Road in Kilauea Tuesday afternoon.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

Neighbors notified Police Dispatch of the fire at 3:45 p.m. and firefighters were on scene within 15 minutes.

Crews from the Hanalei, Kaiakea, and Kapaa fire stations, along with Rescue 3, worked together to contain the fire to a workshop and office space adjacent to the main home.

The blaze was deemed under control by 4:23 p.m. and fully extinguished by 5:36 p.m.

Damage to the home and its contents is estimated at roughly $100,000.

Fire inspectors continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

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