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Maui apartment building fire forces evacuation of 50 residents

A structure fire at the Sunset Terrace apartments in Lahaina prompted the evacuation of some 50 occupants Monday evening.

The fire, reported about 6 p.m., was confined to a third-story unit. Damage is estimated at $100,000 to the structure and contents.

Firefighters brought the fire under control by 7:18 p.m.

The lone occupant of the unit was not home at the time of the incident.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is “undetermined,” a Fire Department spokesman said.

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