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Pāhoa Home Destroyed in Structure Fire

September 25, 2021, 7:43 AM HST
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No injuries were reported after a fire destroyed a single-story Pāhoa home Friday, Sept. 24.

At approximately 6:47 p.m., Hawaiʻi Fire Department responded to a structure fire Puʻua Road. When crews arrived on scene, they found the 425-square-foot house had collapsed and was engulfed in flames.

It took approximately two hours to extinguish the fire and overhaul the scene.

“The resident owner has been deceased a few months prior and (the) house was currently uninhabited,” fire officials stated.

There was no rescue needed and the origin of the fire is unknown at this time.

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The scene was turned over to Hawaiʻi Police Department.

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