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Fire Destroys Kurtistown Home

December 14, 2016, 7:01 AM HST
* Updated December 14, 7:03 AM
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The Hawai‘i County Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 174437 South Road, in Kurtistown, Kea‘au District.

Fire department personnel arrived at the scene of a single-story, 1,200-square-foot, unoccupied residence fully engulfed in flames at 5:11 p.m.

The fire was extinguished at 7:33 p.m.

The loss was estimated at $120,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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