Fire burns home in Maui; 5 displaced, 1 injured

  • Source: Maui News
  • Published: 09/30/2022 05:00 PM

Five people were displaced and one tenant sustained a minor burn injury when a fire engulfed a Haiku home on Friday afternoon, according to the Maui Fire Department. The fire was reported at 2:40 p.m. on Haiku Road. Crews arrived on scene and found a working structure fire that had fully engulfed a main dwelling, cottage and accessory structures, according to the Fire Department. Three engine companies, along with rescue, hazmat and tanker crews from Kahului, worked to control the fire by about 4 p.m. The Fire Department said that the Red Cross was assisting the displaced residents, and that the tenant who sustained a burn injury to the leg was in good condition. Damage estimates were not available as of Friday afternoon. The cause is under investigation, the Fire Department said.


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