Two Small Fire Extinguished on Pāhoa Property

July 6, 2017, 9:25 AM HST
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The Hawai‘i County Fire Department arrived on the scene of two separate fires in Pāhoa on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.

Firefighters found two separate areas burning on property at 16-2042 37th Ave.

The first fire involved a pile of wood. Flames spread to the nearby brush and burned a 20-by-40-foot area.

The second fire involved a pile of paper products burning in a Quonset-type metal structure.

The fires were extinguished at 1:30 p.m.

No one was found in or around the property.

The scene was turned over to fire inspectors for investigation.

Damages were estimated at $200.

The property saved from destruction was valued at $90,000.

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