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Malaihi Road Brush Fire Burns Half Acre

September 21, 2011, 7:10 AM HST
* Updated September 21, 7:34 AM
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By Wendy Osher

File image by Wendy Osher.

A small brush fire came within 30 feet of neighboring structures off Malaihi Road in Wailuku last night.

The half-acre fire was sparked by an over-heating lawnmower, according to a Maui Fire Department incident report.

The brush fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. and was brought under control within a half hour.  The blaze was extinguished at 7:54 p.m.

Responding to the incident at 1299 Malaihi Road were: Engine 1 from Wailuku, Engine 10 from Kahului, and Tanker 10.

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No damages or injuries were reported.

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