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Unoccupied house fire in Hilo leaves $1,000 in damages

By Star-Advertiser Staff

LAST UPDATED: 11:43 a.m. HST, Jun 17, 2014

Big Island investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that left $1,000 worth of damage to an unoccupied home on Monday night near Hilo.

Hawaii County fire officials said light smoke was coming from a 2,200-square-foot, two-story structure when they arrived at 6:07 p.m.

The fire was brought under control by 6:25 p.m.

A passerby alerted a neighbor who called authorities.

Firefighters forced open a back door when they arrived. A small fire was located on the bottom floor near a bathroom, fire officials said.

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