Hawaii County firefighters were called to a fire in a home in Mountain View Thursday night. The fire broke out at 7:13 p.m. on Kona Street and when firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames. A man was home at the time. He told firefighters he was frying food, when the oil caught fire and spread to the structure. The fire was controlled by 7:45 p.m. No one was injured and the damage estimate was $128,000. The Red Cross is assisting those displaced by the fire.
Posted Friday, May 9th 2014 @ 11am