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Fast-moving fire destroys Kahului home

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KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Nearly 25 firefighters on Maui rushed to the scene of a large structure fire Monday around 11:30 a.m.

The fire happened at a home on Kea Street in Kahului. Images shared by Maui 24/7 show the home completely engulfed in flames.

The Maui Fire Department said three adults were in the house when the flames broke out, but 11 people were displaced.

Kea Street was closed in both directions between Nano Street and S. Wakea Avenue as crews battled the fire. The Maui Police Department says the intersection at Ohaa Street and Kaao Circle was also closed.

Damage is estimated at $600,000. There is no word yet on the cause.



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