Fire near Kekaha Sugar Mill causes $300K in damage

2 Matson containers, vehicle, items damaged in fire

Published  11:08 AM HST Jan 08, 2013
KEKAHA, Hawaii -

A fire that broke out in a property across from the old Kekaha Sugar Mill Monday night caused roughly $300,000 in damage, according to the Kauai Fire Department.

No injuries were reported.

Rescue 3 personnel along with firefighters from the Waimea, Hanapepe and Lihue stations worked together to contain the blaze along Kekaha Road that was reported at 11:07 p.m.

Police officers from the Waimea station also responded to the scene.

The fire was extinguished within a half an hour but caused significant damage to two Matson containers, a vehicle and a number of miscellaneous items surrounding the area.

Inspectors continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

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