POSTED: 07:10 a.m. HST, Jun 16, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 07:10 a.m. HST, Jun 16, 2013
Fire destroyed a home in the Kawailani district of Hilo Saturday night.
Hawaii County firefighters, responding to the 8:45 p.m. alarm, found the sing-story wooden home fully engulfed in flames, with the fire spreading to nearby trees and brush.
Firefighters controlled the fire at 545 Ainalako Road at 9:28 p.m. and extinguished it at 10:45 p.m.
Damage is estimated at $200,000. The cause is under investigation.