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Fire chars Keaau home

Big Island firefighters responded to an early morning fire that fully engulfed a single-family home in Keaau.

The fire at the wooden home located on 29th Avenue started at about 4:47 a.m. Firefighters brought the blaze under control shortly after 5 a.m. and extinguished it at 5:38 a.m., according to a news release from the Hawaii County Fire Department.

No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross has been contacted to assist a 35-year-0ld resident.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage to the structure is estimated at $40,000.

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