Puna blaze under investigation


Fire officials are investigating the cause of a Tuesday evening structure fire in Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Responding to the 7:26 p.m. alarm, firefighters found the Highway 130 home in flames with the fire confined primarily to three rooms and a hallway, according to the Hawaii Fire Department. Two occupants, one of whom requires a wheelchair, were uninjured.

The fire was declared under control at 7:47 p.m. and was extinguished at 8:17 p.m., according to the department.