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Olinda Brush Fire Burns Heavily Wooded Area

July 18, 2013, 9:45 AM HST
* Updated July 18, 9:48 AM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Mop-up operations were being conducted at a brush fire reported overnight in Olinda, officials said.

The fire was first reported at 1:36 a.m., on Thursday, July 18, and was contained by around 3:40 a.m., according to fire officials.

The fire burned a 6,000 square foot area of a heavily wooded forest, according to Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.

No injuries or property damage were reported.

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A fire investigation is currently being conducted.

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