Small Brush Fire Comes within 50 Feet of Kīhei Home
South Maui firefighters responded to a brush fire at the south end of Kenolio Road at around 1:44 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Firefighters from Kīhei were on scene at 1:51 p.m. and found a 100 x 100 foot area of brush and kiawe trees burning in a vacant lot.
Fire officials say the small blaze came within 50 feet of a residential structure but was quickly brought under control at 2:03 p.m.
The fire was called extinguished at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
The cause of the fire could not be determined.
A water tanker from the Wailea station also responded to the brush fire.