Maui firefighters respond to structure fully engulfed in flames

Firefighters on Maui responded to a structure fire in Kahakuloa, near mile marker 8 of Kahekili Highway.

Maui Fire Department says the fire is now under control.

It was first reported at 5:37 p.m. Sunday.

Firefighters say the two-story residence was fully engulfed in flames when the first crews arrived on scene.

The location of the structure and limited water supply prompted Maui Fire Department to dispatch a helicopter to assist.

Firefighters say crews from Wailuku, Kahului and Wailea were involved.

Stay with for more updates.

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