Gymnasium fire (update) 12-30-14

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C14033097

Media Release (update)

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a fire at the Waiākea Uka Gym in Hilo on December 10.

Police and firefighters responding to a 4:30 a.m. report found the fire concentrated at the northwest corner of the building. Fire personnel extinguished the flames and estimated the damage to the walls and roof area at $65,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or nserrao@co.hawaii.hi.us.


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