A Nahike house fire was reported just before midnight Wednesday.
Maui Fire Units E-7, T-7, and M-7 from Hana responded to the fire. The 900-square foot wooden structure was fully engulfed upon arrival. The fire was called under control at 2 a.m. and extinguished at at 6:33 this morning. The home was totally destroyed by the fire. The house was at Hana Highway Mile post marker 29, right behind the Nahiku Marketplace.
No one was home at the time of the fire. Fire cause determined to be the oven after MPD made contact with the female owner who stated that she had left the oven on.
Damages to the structure and contents were estimated to be $250,000.00.