WAINIHA — Firefighters responded to a treehouse on fire in Wainiha Saturday afternoon.
No injuries were reported.
About 40 p.m., Hanalei firefighters were notified of a structure on fire at a residence on Ala Eke Road, in Wainiha. Once on scene, personnel discovered a treehouse was fully engulfed in flames, and an off-duty firefighter and lifeguard were attempting to contain the blaze using a garden hose.
Firefighters on scene, along with Air 1 which assisted with water drops, contained the fire within minutes and it was deemed under control shortly after 5:20 p.m.
The fire was fully extinguished and the scene was cleared about 7:20 p.m.
Fire inspectors estimate damages to the treehouse and its contents to be roughly $1,500.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.