Firefighters Battle Blaze at Recycling Facility

November 13, 2009, 2:40 PM HST · Updated November 16, 1:24 PM
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Multiple fire engines and 2 water tankers were dispatched to a fire first reported at 2:35 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2009, at the SOS Metals Island Recycling facility located at the Central Maui Baseyard on Mokulele Highway. Firefighters brought the blaze under control around 3:50 p.m.  The fire was approximately 50 feet to the nearest structure and no injuries are reported.  Fire officials say the fire was confined to burning a large amount of scrap metal. No roads were closed and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

(Posted by Wendy Osher; Information courtesy County of Maui)

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