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Body Found in Burned Eden Roc Home

December 25, 2013, 4:32 PM HST
* Updated December 26, 12:33 PM
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Firefighters battling a house fire in a Puna subdivision Tuesday night found a body in its ruins.

The home in Eden Roc was fully in flames when the crew from the Keaau Fire Station arrived at 7:25 p.m.

It took the crew from the Keaau Fire Station a half hour to extinguish the blaze.

Firefighters checking the structure afterwards found a person’s remains inside.

The 600-square-foot home on Palainui Avenue was a complete loss. A fire department spokesman estimated the loss at $33,000.

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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