19 people displaced after fire at Big Island home
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19 people displaced after fire at Big Island home


Nineteen people were displaced Saturday after fire destroyed an unpermitted structure in Ocean View, Hawaii island firefighters said.

Firefighters responded at about 3:35 p.m. to 92-8730 Lehua Lane and found the single-story structure engulfed in flames. All the occupants had already evacuated to a neighboring property.

Ten firefighters brought the fire under control by 4 p.m., but the 1,800-square foot structure was a total loss.

Firefighters said multiple families living in the dwelling.

The cause was undetermined.


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