Maui firefighters put out house fire in Kihei


Maui firefighters put out a house fire in Kihei.

The incident happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday at Kaipii Place.

Maui fire officials say the bottom unit of a two-story house was fully engulfed with flames when crews arrived on the scene.

According to officials, two occupants, mother and daughter, of the homes and neighbors were evacuated.

No injuries were reported from the incident. Authorities say fire was extinguished at about 2 a.m. Friday.

Damages to the structure were estimated at $400,000 and damage to contents of the home were estimated at $50,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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