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Fatal house fire in Puna

Firefighters found the remains of a person after extinguishing a fire that destroyed an Eden Roc subdivision home on Christmas Eve.

Seven units responded to the 7:09 p.m. alarm on Palainui Avenue. to find the 600-foot, single-story dwelling fully engulfed in flames. The first unit arrived at 7:25 p.m. The blaze was reported under control at 7:45 p.m. and extinguished at 10:04 p.m.

Damages were estimated at $33,000 and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

The identity of the victim has not been released.


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