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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, March 21, 2010

Arson suspected in fire that guts house on Big Island

Advertiser Staff

Big Island firefighters report that arson is suspected in a fire that damaged a Pahoa house Saturday night.

The call came in at about 8:30 p.m. Firefighters arrived and found the three-bedroom house on South Puni Mauka Loop engulfed in flames.

The fire was extinguished and the investigation found that the fire appeared to be suspicious. Damage was $110,000. No one was home at the time and there were no injuries. Big Island police are investigating the fire.