Fire Damages Kitchen at Waikoloa Village Golf Club

February 18, 2013, 12:27 PM HST
* Updated February 19, 7:47 PM
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A kitchen fire caused about $150,000 in damage at the Waikoloa Village Golf Club early this morning.

Hawaii Fire Department personnel responding to a 6:16 a.m. call found heavy smoke coming from the building.

Because the building was locked, firefighters forced their way through the font door and found a small fire had spread to kitchen’s walls and ceiling.

It took firefighters about a half-hour to extinguish the blaze, after which the building was ventilated.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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