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Cause of Wailua Homesteads house fire investigated

WAILUA HOMESTEADS — Kaua‘i Fire Deparatment firefighters responded to a structure fire Saturday that broke out in a two-story residence in Wailua Homesteads.

No one was home at the time and no injuries were reported. However, two cats appeared to have died as a result.

Multiple units from the Kaiakea, Kapa‘a and Lihu‘e fire stations and a battalion chief were dispatched to the home on Lokomaika‘i Place at approximately 11:20 a.m.

Once on scene, firefighters found the first floor of the structure, in the garage area, fully involved in flames.

They brought the blaze under control in roughly 20 minutes, and continued to fully extinguish the fire shortly after. Personnel also ensured there was no fire extension in the ceiling.

KFD Fire Prevention Bureau personnel remained on scene to conduct an investigation.

Damages to the structure and its contents are estimated to be roughly $470,000.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Source: The Garden Island

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