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Maui Crews Respond to Brush Fire Off Kahekili Hwy

July 17, 2017, 2:15 PM HST
* Updated July 17, 4:11 PM
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Maui firefighters are responding to a report of a brush fire off of the Kahekili Highway in Waiehu.

The fire was first reported at around 2 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017.  Initial reports indicate the fire is about 3 acres in size.

A Maui Fire Department helicopter has been dispatched to the scene to conduct water drops from air.

Heavy smoke has been reported in Waiehu, parts of Wailuku and Happy Valley.

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PC: James Herbstman

Kahekili fire water drops (7.17.17) PC: Sean Neal McGinty

Kahekili fire water drops (7.17.17) PC: Sean Neal McGinty

Maui Crews Respond to Brush Fire Off Kahekili Hwy
VC: (7.17.17) courtesy Sean Neal McGinty

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