Elderly couple injured in Big Island house fire

KEAAU, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - Fire fully engulfed a house in Kurtistown near Keaau.

Big Island fire officials say it happened shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday.

Two elderly residents were home at the time and were taken to a hospital for treatment. Officials estimate the damage at $105,000 to the 900 square foot structure.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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