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Woman Sustains Critical Injuries in Kahoma Valley Fire

At 4:17 p.m. on Saturday, Maui Fire Department firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire in Kahoma Valley.

On scene, crews found a small one story structure already burned to the ground.

A 47-year-old female resident was found to have sustained major burns to over 50 percent of her body. She was initially treated by firefighters and medics, then transported via Maui Medevac to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition.

Fire crews brought the fire under control at approximately 4:50 p.m.

Firefighters from Lahaina and Napili responded.

The cause of this fire has been ruled accidental.

Damages are estimated at $8,000 to the structure and its contents.

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