Waikapu Brush Fire Burns 1 Acre

July 9, 2012, 7:39 AM HST · Updated July 9, 8:10 AM
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By Wendy Osher

A brush fire in Waikapu burned a small one acre area of dry brush near Waiko Road on Sunday afternoon.

The incident was reported at 2 p.m. on Waiko Road near the Waiale intersection.

Authorities say crews from Engine-10 were able to quickly contain the blaze.

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No structures were threatened and no monetary damages were reported.

The fire was called under control at 2:16 p.m., and extinguished at 2:52 p.m.

The cause of the fire was undetermined.

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