BRIEF: Fire Damages Abandoned Warehouse in PahalaFebruary 16, 2012, 6:38 PM HST (Updated February 16, 2012, 6:38 PM)
An abandoned warehouse in Pahala was damaged in a fire that started shortly before noon today.
According to Capt. Neil Yoshioka of the Pahala fire station, firefighters arriving on the scene found smoke coming out of a doorway of the metal-framed structure at the former Pahala Mill off Maile Street.
Yoshioka said the fire involved paper waste on the floor and spread up a wall of the building’s wooden interior, eventually reaching the rafters of the 30-by-40-foot structure.