Fire caused an estimated $120,000 damage to a Keaau house today, the Hawaii County Fire Department said in a news release.
The fire broke out at about 4:56 p.m. at 17-4437 South Road in Kurtistown at a single-story house.
When the first company arrived at 5:11 p.m., the house was fully involved in flames, the Fire Department said.
Eight companies and a total of 14 fire personnel responded, bringing the fire under control at 5:38 p.m., and extinguishing it at 7:33 p.m.
No one was home at the time of the blaze.
Fire investigators will continue Wednesday morning to determine the cause.