Watch: Kona Home Destroyed in Evening Blaze
No injuries were reported after a two-story home in Kona was destroyed in a blaze Friday night.
Hawai‘i Fire Department responded the fire, located on the 76-6000 block of Kupuna Street at 8:23 p.m. When they arrived on scene, flames and heavy smoke were visible and the 2,150-foot structure was fully involved.
Firefighters worked to protect the exposures and extinguish the fire. Flames were confined to the home. A BIN reader submitted video of the blaze to Big Island Now, which shows flames and smoke rising high into the night sky.
The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. Hawaii police did respond to the incident and closed Kupuna Street for several hours.