POSTED: 1:53 p.m. HST, Jun 25, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 8:24 a.m. HST, Jun 26, 2011
A man sustained first and second degree burns in a house fire Saturday morning on Kauai, the county said in a news release.
The male was a resident of the single story home on Hakuaina Road in Anahola.
Police dispatch was notified of the fire at about 9:08 a.m. The home was fully engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived just before 9:20 a.m.
The fire was under control by 9:32 a.m. and extinguished at 9:56 a.m.
Fire inspectors believe the fire may have originated in the kitchen, but the cause has not been determined.
Damage to the 1,500 square foot home is estimated at around $100,000.