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Early morning fire causes $400K in damage to a Kauai home

Fire crews assess the damage following the early morning blaze.
Fire crews assess the damage following the early morning blaze.(Kauai Officials)
Published: Sep. 5, 2020 at 1:23 PM HST
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WAIMEA, Kauai (HawaiiNewsNow) - Four people are without a home after a fire on Kauai’s west side early Saturday morning.

Officials say around 2:20 a.m., multiple crews were sent out to a house fire on Alawai Road in Waimea.

The single-story home was fully engulfed in flames. Residents were able to escape without any injuries.

Firefightes responded from the Waimea, Hanapēpē, Kalāheo, and Līhu’e fire stations. It took them until 2:40 a.m. to get the fire under control.

The American Red Cross is aiding the displaced residents. Damage is estimated at $400,000. A cause is unknown at this time.

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