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Fire causes $75K in damage to a Kealia home on Kauai

Crews responded to a fire in Kealia Saturday.
Crews responded to a fire in Kealia Saturday.(Google Maps (custom credit))
Published: Dec. 2, 2018 at 2:20 PM HST
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KEALIA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Fire investigators are looking into what sparked a house fire in Kealia Saturday night.

Kauai fire officials say the fire started around 9:40 p.m. inside a home on Kaao Road, in Kealia. They were dispatched around 9:40 p.m.

The occupant was not home at the time the fire began.

When crews got there, they found the one-bedroom unit fully engulfed in flames.

Extinguishing the fire took about 30 minutes. No injuries were reported.

Fire inspectors estimate damages to the structure and its contents to be roughly $75,000.

Volunteers from the American Red Cross are assisting the occupant of the home.

The cause is still under investigation.

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