Arson investigation opened after 3 vehicles go up in flames on Maui

Arson investigation opened after 3 vehicles go up in flames on Maui
Three cars parked near a building were burned Friday. (Source: MFD)

WAIHEU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -Investigators said a three-vehicle fire in Wailuku Friday morning was intentionally set.

Flames broke out just after 4 a.m. on Waiehu Beach Road. Three cars parked 10 feet away from a building went up in flames.

The Maui Fire Department said the building was evacuated as a precaution while fire crews worked to put out the flames.

The blaze caused about $700 dollars in damage.

An arson investigation is ongoing.

It’s unclear if anyone has been arrested in connection to the case.

This story may be updated.

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