Maui officials: Shed fire caused by child playing with lighter

Maui Fire Department

Maui firefighters responded to shed fire in Kahului Wednesday morning.

The fire broke out at about 8:45 a.m at 55 Kuula Street.

Upon arrival, firefighters found that the owners of the property had extinguished the flames and removed the items that were burning from the shed.

Officials say there was minimal losses in the form of clothing with no damage to the structure.

Upon further investigation, the cause of the fire was determined to be from a child playing with a cigarette lighter.

No injuries were reported.

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