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Early Morning Brush Fire in Launiupoko

February 29, 2016, 2:55 PM HST
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Launiupko (mauka). File photo by Wendy Osher.

Launiupko (mauka). File photo by Wendy Osher.

Lahaina firefighters doused a small 2,000 square foot brush fire reported in the early morning hours on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 in Launiupoko.

The fire was reported shortly after 4 a.m. in an open field located a half-mile above the Honoapiʻilani Highway.

Fire officials say crews accessed the fire by driving up a dirt access road. The cause of the fire was undetermined.

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