Small Brush Fire Sunday Evening in Old Mac Nut Fields

August 15, 2017, 12:03 PM HST · Updated August 15, 12:05 PM

Wailuku firefighters responded to a call of a small brush fire in the old macadamia nut fields mauka of Kahekili Highway, near Makaala Drive on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.

Firefighters arrived at 7:58 p.m. and found a 50 foot by 150 foot strip of brush burning on an old plantation road about a quarter-mile in from Kahekili Highway.


A water tanker from Kahului also responded to the scene and helped to bring the fire under control at 8:34 p.m. The fire was extinguished at 10 p.m.

There were no injuries and no structures were threatened.

The cause of the fire was undetermined.


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