Fire destroys home in Kula, displaces 8

Fire destroys home in Kula, displaces 8

KULA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire that destroyed a structure in Kula on Tuesday night displaced eight people, the Maui Fire Department said.

Nearly 15 firefighters arrived around 6:50 p.m. to Kamehameika Road, where they found the one-story residential structure fully engulfed.

The eight people that occupied the structure used for housing farm workers were all at home at the time, but managed to escape safely. No injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross was dispatched to help those affected by the fire.

The cause of the blaze as well as damage estimates are still under investigation.

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