Body found following Big Island house fire

Published On: Dec 25 2013 11:09:36 AM HST
Updated On: Dec 25 2013 07:24:32 PM HST

Firefighters on the Big Island found a body after putting out a house fire in the Eden Roc Subdivision.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Hawaii -

Big Island police were investigating the discovery of human remains in a charred home in Mountain View Tuesday night.

Click here to watch Brenton Awa's report.

Fire crews were called to the home on Palainui Avenue in the Eden Roc subdivision just after 7 p.m. They found a 600-square-foot structure engulfed in flames, according to a report.

Once the fire was extinguished firefighters found the human remains. Police were called.

On Wednesday detectives and fire investigators returned to the scene for further investigation.

Damage was estimated at $33,000. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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