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Fire Causes Extensive Damage to Lahaina Home

January 6, 2015, 9:06 AM HST
* Updated January 6, 9:07 AM
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MFD logo. Photo by Wendy Osher.

MFD logo. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui Fire Department personnel from the Lahaina and Napili fire stations were dispatched at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5, due to a report of a structure fire at 853 La‘alo Street in Lahaina.

Upon arrival, fire crews discovered the main section of a 2200-square-foot residential structure on fire. The fire was contained to the main portion of the home that housed six separate tenants.

A tenant who was at home at the time of the fire in a separate portion of the structure was evacuated by police officers.

The damage to the home was extensive. Damages were estimated at $340,000 to the structure and $100,000 to its contents.

There were no injuries to report.

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Tenants of the house were temporarily relocated with the assistance of Red Cross or friends.

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The cause of the fire has been classified as accidental.

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