HONOLULU (KHON2) – Two people are without homes after the Big Island Fire Department responded to a building fire on Thursday October 14th.
According to officials, the incident occurred shortly before 7 p.m. on Thursday on Pohai Street in Hilo. The fire brigade arrived at the scene of the accident at 7:09 p.m., the fire had already been extinguished before it arrived.
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Further investigations revealed that the cause of the fire lay in a propane tank – which supplied a water heater – which ignited in the garage. The fire was completely extinguished by 7:10 p.m.
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Officials reported that two people were transported to Hilo Medical Center in stable condition. No further injuries or damage to surrounding structures were reported.