POSTED: 11:03 a.m. HST, Mar 29, 2012
Maui firefighters were called to house fires in Wailuku and Lahaina Thursday morning that caused damage, but no injuries.
The first alarm sounded at 12:52 a.m. at 447 Palani St. in Wailuku Heights. The one-story structure was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Three people lived in the home. The fire was brought under control by 2:14 a.m. Officials estimated the loss at $300,000 for the structure and $150,000 for the residents' belongings.
The second alarm was at 8:25 a.m. at 58 Aholo Road in Lahaina. Firefighters found a mattress on fire in a bedroom. The fire was contained to a second-floor bedroom. It was extinguished at 9:30 a.m.