Fire engulfs home, car in Pahoa

Published: Mar. 4, 2016 at 1:56 PM HST
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PAHOA, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire caused extensive damage to a home and car in Pahoa on Thursday night, according to Big Island firefighters.

Crews discovered the single-family home on Laimana Road fully engulfed around 7 p.m. The flames had even spread to a Ford sedan near the home.

Firefighters needed to cut the lock at the front gate to get to the property. They managed to extinguish the flames in about two hours.

One person who was at home at the time was able to get out safely.

Damage is estimated at $105,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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