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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 6:47 a.m., Thursday, December 14, 2006

Fire destroys building in Kea'au

Advertiser Staff

A one-story building in Kea'au on the Big Island was gutted by fire last night and collapsed.

The fire, at 40th Avenue and Pohaku Drive, was reported about 10:40 p.m. Firefighters arrived at 11:06 p.m. and reported the blaze under control about a minute later.

The 20-by-30-foot structure, which was unoccupied, was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene.

A damage estimate and cause of the fire were not immediately available.