Maui County fire crews responded to a blaze at the Hale Kamaole Condominiums on South Kihei Road at around 9 p.m. Thursday, according to fire officials. Pictures courtesy: MauiNow.com.
When firefighters arrived, a third-story unit was engulfed in flames. The unit was unoccupied at the time of the fire.
The fire was fully contained by 2:38 a.m. Friday. Forty units surrounding the fire were evacuated until 2:45 a.m. Friday.
The fire is classified as "undetermined" pending more information. Fire officials say it is unlikely the blaze was intentionally set. Damage is estimated at $1.5 million. No injuries were reported.
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