House fire, brush fire near Kapalua intentionally set

Published On: Nov 22 2013 10:03:13 AM HST
KAPALUA, Hawaii -

Maui County fire investigators say a house fire and a brush fire near Kapalua Friday morning were intentionally set.

Firefighters were sent to a brush fire just north of D.T. Fleming Beach Park  at just before 2:45 a.m.

While extinguishing the brush fire, fire crews noticed the garage wall and kitchen entryway at a house on Honoapiilani Highway was on fire.  Both fires were quickly brought under control just after 3 a.m.

The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire.  Damage to the home was estimated at $3,000.

An investigation is ongoing.

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