POSTED: 8:54 a.m. HST, Apr 13, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 12:59 p.m. HST, Apr 13, 2014
Hawaii County Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of an engine fire Saturday night that resulted in $24,500 in damages.
Firefighters responded to a garage fire at 272 Kaiulani Street in Hilo at 9:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found the engine of a 2010 Jeep on fire and the flames were spreading to the walls and ceiling of the garage.
The fire was under control at 9:44 p.m. and extinguished at 9:50 p.m.
The single occupant of the house escaped with no injuries.