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Fire destroys home and pickup truck in Puna Sunday (Sept 6)

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Fire/rescue units responded to a 5:52 alarm Sunday (Sept 6) to a structure fire on Mauna Kea Road in Nanawale Estates, Puna.

Arriving crews found a 3,200 square foot structure engulfed in flames along with a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck parked a few feet away from the home. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 6:29 p.m. with the fire reported out at 7:46 p.m.

Two adults and five children ages 7-16 years-old were displaced by the fire which destroyed the home. They are being assisted by the Red Cross.

The loss in the fire is estimated to be $320,000 with $20,000 of property saved. There were no injuries reported and no roadblocks during the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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