Moloka‘i Brush Fire at Paniolo Camp Burns 4,000 Square Feet

May 31, 2019, 6:27 AM HST · Updated May 31, 6:27 AM

A fire on Molokaʻi charred 4,000 square feet of brush before being brought under control on Thursday afternoon.

The incident was reported at 2:21 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019 in the Paniolo Camp area of Molokaʻi.

The cause of the fire was undetermined and no damages were reported.

Fire officials say the fire was brought under control at 3:03 p.m. and extinguished by 3:54 p.m.


Crews battled the fire under clear conditions with trade winds blowing at 10 mph.

Responding units included Engine 9, Engine 4, Tanker 4 and Relief Engine 12. Crews left the scene at 5:15 p.m.


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