Hawaii Job Corps fire may have been intentional

Published On: Mar 12 2014 06:30:00 AM HST
MAKAWAO, Hawaii -

Maui firefighters say a fire at the Hawaii Job Corps in Makawao Tuesday may have been intentionally set.

The fire started in a storage area of the main building at at 11:08 a.m. before it was quickly discovered and extinguished by Job Corps staff.

About 50 people within the structure were evacuated.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation led by a Maui Fire Department inspector and Maui Police Department.

Damages to the structure and its contents have been estimated at $300. No injuries were reported.

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