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Maui Lani Brush Fire Burns Half-Acre

May 9, 2013, 8:08 PM HST
* Updated May 9, 8:10 PM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Maui firefighters extinguished a half-acre brush fire at Maui Lani Parkway on Thursday afternoon, May 9, 2013, officials said.

The fire was first reported at 3:49 p.m. near the entrance of the road that leads to the Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course maintenance building, according to a fire department officials.

Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said the fire, consisting of dry grass and brush, was called under control at 4:13 p.m., an was extinguished by 5:16 p.m.

No damages or injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is undetermined, according to FS Chief Mainaga.

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Crews responding to the scene included units from both Kahului and Wailuku.

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The fire is the second to be reported near the course over a two week period.  On Friday, April 26, a brush fire was reported just down slope of the Hospice Maui building, between the Maui Lani golf course fairway and Mahalani Street.

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