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HFD Personnel Extinguish Pahoa Garage Fire

August 22, 2014, 12:21 AM HST
* Updated August 22, 8:10 AM
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Hawai`i Fire Department Personnel responded Thursday evening, Aug. 21, to a fire at a Pahoa-area home.

Fire Fighters arrived at the scene just after 5:45 p.m. to find the three bedroom, two bath home’s carport in flames.

A total of 12 Hawai`i County fire fighters and three volunteers worked at the scene, extinguishing the blaze by 6:10 p.m.

The single-story structure involved in the fire is estimated to have sustained approximately $50,000 in damages.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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