POSTED: 05:06 a.m. HST, Apr 08, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 05:07 a.m. HST, Apr 08, 2014
Hawaii County firefighters extinguished a house fire in Pahoa overnight.
Firefighters responded to the alarm at 12:19 a.m. at a single-story wooden home at 16-2162 Hibiscus Drive.
Firefighters arrived at 12:34 a.m., brought the fire under control at 12:45 a.m. and extinguished the blaze by 1:25 a.m.
About 30 percent of the front of the home was on fire. Damage is estimated at about $187,000 to the home and its contents.
Firefighters were able to save about half of the structure, estimated at $127,000.
There were no injuries.
The cause is under investigation.
The Red Cross is assisting the residents of the home.