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Haʻikū Fire Burns Area of Brush and Rubbish

July 19, 2013, 8:28 AM HST
* Updated July 19, 8:31 AM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Maui fire fighters worked overnight to douse a fire in Haʻikū that burned about a third-of-an-acre of brush and rubbish, official said.

The fire was reported at 1:09 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2013, in an area off of Hahana Road, according to a fire department incident report.

The fire was brought under control by 1:41 a.m., and extinguished at 3:08 a.m., officials said.

No damages or injuries were reported and the cause of the fire was undetermined after investigation.

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Crews responding to the scene reportedly included fire fighters from Pāʻia and Makawao, and tanker personnel from Kahului.

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