Fire started in dumpster causes $1M in damage to Maui building

Makawao dumpster fire causes $1M in damage to building
Makawao dumpster fire causes $1M in damage to building(HNN File (custom credit))
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 3:54 PM HST
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MAKAWAO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire that began in a dumpster near a commercial building in Maui caused over $1 million in damage, Monday evening.

The fire happened on the 1100 block of Makawao Ave, around 11:15 p.m.

Firefighters arrived on the scene and found a heavily involved dumpster fire next to a commercial building with flames extending to the interior of the building.

The fire was under control by 1 a.m. and completely extinguished by 2 a.m.

Damage is estimated at $1 million to the structure of the building and $200,000 to the contents of the building.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.