Abandoned house fire in Pahoa causes about $140,000 in damage

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Big Island firefighters extinguished a building fire in Pahoa on Saturday, Nov. 13, that caused approximately $140,000 in damage costs.

The incident happened shortly before 8:30 a.m. at a wood-framed, single-family house on Nenue Street; firefighters arrived at 8:38 a.m. and found the fire contained to the structure.

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According to officials, the house appeared to be abandoned with no signs of occupants and little content inside. The blaze was fully extinguished around 9:05 a.m.

No injuries were reported, and no other buildings were affected. It is currently unknown what caused the fire.

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