Plugged-in appliance may have started fire, officials say

House fire happened in Waimea on Big Island Saturday night

Published  4:16 PM HST Jun 23, 2013
WAIMEA, Hawaii -

Firefighters on the Big Island battled a house fire in Waimea Saturday night.

The fire may have been started by an appliance plugged-in next to the sink in the bathroom.  No one was home at the time.

The flames caused $10,000 in damage.

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