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Half Acre Burned in Kula Brush Fire

August 13, 2012, 5:50 PM HST
* Updated August 13, 5:51 PM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

An estimated half acre of brush was burned in a morning fire off of Koheo Road in Kula today.

The fire was reported just before 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2012, at 460 Koheo Road.

Fire crews arrived to find an area of overgrown grass, protea bushes, and a couple of eucalyptus trees involved in the fire, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

The blaze was contained by 11:16 a.m., and extinguished by 12:35 p.m., authorities said.

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No damages or injuries were reported.  Crews responding to the scene included Engine 5, Engine 10, Tanker 10, Air 1, and Battalion Chief 1.

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