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Firefighters extinguish structure fire in Po‘ipu early Friday morning

PO‘IPU – Firefighters responded to a structure fire that broke out early Friday morning on Pe‘e Road in Po‘ipu.

No injuries were reported.

Koloa firefighters were dispatched to the scene at approximately 1:15 a.m. Friday, where they found a 20-square-foot shed and two vehicles on fire. Firefighters were able to quickly gain control of the fire and extinguish the blaze.

Firefighters from the Kalaheo and Lihu‘e fire stations also responded to the scene, along with the on-duty battalion chief.

Fire inspectors estimate the damage to the structure, vehicles, and its contents to be approximately $45,000. There was also fire damage reported to the main residence.

A preliminary investigation reveals the fire was apparently caused by firework activity. The investigation remains ongoing.
Source: The Garden Island

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