Severe thunderstorm blows roof off Hilo home

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The roof of a home in Hilo blew off Monday evening, leaving one person with minor injuries and a family without a place to stay.

The portion of roof measured 30x30 feet.  It flew about 250 feet away into another lot down the street, fire officials say.

Four people live in the home on Iloko Street.  The family is being assisted by the American Red Cross.

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