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Fire damages Haiku home

The Red Cross offered help to two Maui residents after a $60,000 fire destroyed part of their Haiku home Thursday.

The fire was reported at 4:56 p.m. on Alii Koa Place. The fire, which started on the lanai, consumed about 20 percent  of the structure before being brought under control at 5:18 p.m. by Maui firefighters.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

Damages were estimated at $50,000 to the structure, and $10,000 to the contents.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

No injuries were  reported.

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