Firefighters Battle Blaze at Recycling Facility
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. Â The fire was approximately 50 feet to the nearest structure and no injuries are reported. Â 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)