POSTED: 11:00 a.m. HST, May 27, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 3:03 a.m. HST, May 28, 2013
Maui fire investigators have classified a shed fire in Lahaina as accidental, resulting in $5,000 in damage.
Maui fire department officials said the fire was reported at 4:43 a.m. Monday morning in the Maui Grown coffee base yard near Keawe Street.
The small wooden shed, about 15 feet by 10 feet, is used as a sleeping area for a property caretaker, the Maui fire department said. The shed and a large pile of wood pallets next to it were engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. It was brought under control at 4:55 a.m.
The shed and a canopy used to store coffee bags were completely destroyed. No injuries were reported.