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Maui Firefighters Douse Kahului Roadside Blaze

September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM HST
* Updated September 18, 10:11 AM
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View video of the fire here. Video courtesy Jack Dugan.

Maui firefighters responded to a small grass fire near the intersection of Pakaula Street and Airport Access Road at 2:33 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.

A Kahului engine and water tanker arrived at the scene at 2:36 p.m. and found a strip of grass 10 feet wide and 300 feet long burning on the south shoulder of the Airport Access Road fronting the Panda Express restaurant.

A man sleeping under a tree six feet from the flames had to be woken up.

The man was not injured.

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The fire was extinguished at 2:53 p.m.

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The cause was undetermined.

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