Kihei family loses home to fire overnight

Published On: Feb 14 2014 07:27:07 AM HST
KIHEI, Hawaii -

Maui County fire officials say the bottom unit of a two-story house in Kihei was destroyed by fire late Thursday.

Fire crews got the call at around 11:20 p.m.

When crews arrived, the unit was engulfed in flames.  The flames also extended to the top floor.

The mother and daughter who lived in the bottom unit were able to escape the fire without injury.  Fire officials say they are staying with neighbors.

Damage is estimated at $450,000.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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