Fire destroys Waimea storage shed

Hawaii Fire Department officials said a storage shed adjacent to Habitat for Humanity in Waimea was destroyed by a fire early Thursday morning.

Six units answered the 12:43 a.m. alarm, with the first unit arriving at the scene on Kawaihae Road six minutes later.

Arriving firefighters reportedly found the 600-square-foot storage shed fully engulfed.

The fire was brought under control and extinguished within a half-hour.

Damage is estimated at $36,000. The cause of the fire is undetermined and the scene was turned over to police, HFD said.

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