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Electrical Wires Down Near Launiupoko Brush Fire

August 22, 2011, 4:40 PM HST
* Updated August 23, 7:39 AM
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Maui firefighters on scene at a brush fire in Launiupoko. August 22, 2011. Photo by Chuck Bergson.

By Wendy Osher

(Posted: 4:37 p.m. 8/22/11)

News Brief: Maui firefighters are battling a brush fire in West Maui across from Launiupoko Beach.  There are some downed electric lines, but the main Highway remains OPEN.  While water drops were dispatched earlier, the Air One helicopter has since returned to quarters.  Engine crews remained on scene to handle firefighting operations from the ground.

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