Fire destroys Pahoa home


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

Firefighters responding to the 6:30 p.m. alarm found a three bedroom, two bathroom single-story home on Highway 130 engulfed in flames, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department. Firefighters had the blaze under control within 45 minutes and extinguished by 7:35 p.m.

The 1,500-square-foot home was deemed a complete loss, according to the department. No injuries were reported.