Unscheduled Cane Fire Burns 4 Acres on Holomua RoadMay 27, 2014, 7:07 AM HST · Updated May 27, 7:30 AM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
Maui fire crews are investigating the cause of an unscheduled cane burn in Hamakuapoko on Memorial Day.
The incident was reported at 6:59 p.m. on Monday, May 26, on Holomua Road, about a mile and a half above the old Maui High School campus.
Fire officials say approximately four acres of cane were burned before the fire was brought under control at 8:03 p.m.
According to department reports, there were no structures threatened. Crews responding to the scene included fire companies from Pāʻia and Kahului.