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Kīhei Brush Fire Burns 1/4 Acre, Mop-Up Should Be Completed Shortly

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Kihei fire 5.8.20. PC: Maui Fire Department

A brush fire on the makai side of the Piʻilani Highway in Kīhei on Maui has burned an estimated quarter acre of brush since it was first reported at around 3:03 p.m. on Friday, May 8.

Fire officials say the brush fire is contained as of 3:30 p.m. and mop-up should be completed shortly.

Responding units include: Engine 6, Engine 14, Tanker 14 and Tanker 10.

Weather on scene includes winds of 10 to 15 mph.

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