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Pahoa structure fire under investigation


Fire officials are investigating the cause of a Wednesday afternoon structure fire in Pahoa.

Responding to the 2:04 p.m. alarm, Hawaii County Fire Department personnel found a wooden single-story post-and-pier structure engulfed in flames, according to the department. The heaviest damage was to the rear of the structure located on Mauna Kea Road.

Firefighters extinguished the fire by 4:20 p.m., according to the department. No injuries were reported.

The department estimated the loss at $90,000.