Mahalani Brush Fire Near Hospice Maui Extinguished

April 26, 2013, 5:18 PM HST · Updated April 26, 5:21 PM
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Hospice Maui, photo by Wendy Osher.

Hospice Maui, photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Maui firefighters extinguished a small 8,000-square-foot brush fire reported on Friday afternoon, April 26, near Hospice Maui in Wailuku.

Crews responded to reports of the fire off of Mahalani Street at around 1:56 p.m., and had the fire extinguished by 2:30 p.m., according to Fire Captain Paul Haake.

The fire burned an area just down slope of the Hospice Maui building, between the Maui Lani golf course fairway and Mahalani Street.

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Fire crews responding to the scene included Engine-1 and Mini-1 from Wailuku, and Engine-10 and Tanker-10 from Kahului, Capt. Haake said.

According to Capt. Haake, no injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire was undetermined.

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