Fire damages Maui storage area

Maui Fire Department

No one was injured in a building fire on Ike Drive on Maui on Tuesday.

The fire at Hawaii Job Corps on 500 Ike Drive happened just after 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The fire, which started in a storage area, was quickly discovered and extinguished by Job Corps staff.

About 50 people evacuated.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation but may have been intentionally set, according to Fire Captain Ben Bland of the Paia Station.

A Maui Fire Department inspector and MPD are conducting the investigation.

Damages are estimated at $300.

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