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Fire Damages Residential Structure on Mohouli Street in Hilo

January 2, 2022, 8:55 AM HST
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The Hawai‘i Fire Department responded to a structure fire shortly before 7 p.m. New Year’s Day at a location on Mohouli Street in Hilo.

According to a fire department press release, the first unit of firefighters was at the scene by 6:50 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, following the 6:46 p.m. alarm.

The two-story residential structure was 80% involved in flames upon firefighters’ arrival. The department says the nine units that responded were able to get the blaze under control and extinguished by 7:18 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

The fire department press release says the amount of damages cause by the blaze is an estimated $140,000.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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