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Firefighters find body in remains of Eden Roc structure fire

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By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Fire/rescue units responded for a 7:09 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 24) to 11-2830 Palainui Avenue in the Eden Roc subdivision for a structure fire.

Crews found a 600 square foot single story structure engulfed in flames. After extinguishing the blaze crews found the remains of a body in the structure.

The loss is estimated to be $33,000 and the cause of the fire is under investigation and yet to be determined.


Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a fatal fire Christmas Eve in Mountain View.

At 7:10 p.m. Tuesday (December 24), Police Department and Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a structure fire on Palainui Street in the Eden Roc subdivision.

After extinguishing the flames, firefighters discovered a badly burned body inside the structure.

Detectives from the Police Department’s Area I Criminal Investigations Section and Fire Department investigators are investigating the cause of the fire.

Police have ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death and to assist with identifying the remains.

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