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Maui Lani Brush Fire Burns ½ Acre

August 3, 2018, 2:04 PM HST
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MAUI Lani Brush Fire 8.3.18. Pc: courtesy Maui Fire Department 

Maui firefighters were called to reports of a brush fire located between the Maui Lani Golf Course and Makali’i Street in Kahului at around 10:10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Engine 10 and Tanker 10 from Kahului responded.

On scene, crews found a working brush fire located about 40 feet behind homes on Makali’i Street and running towards the golf course. Crews were able to access the fire through an access off of Kuihelani Highway and quickly achieved containment.

Following a thorough securing of hot spots and the perimeter, the fire was declared extinguished and crews left the scene at 11:50 a.m.

It is estimated that approximately ½ acre had burned, and the cause of the fire is unknown. There are no injuries or damage of property to report as a result of this fire.

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