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MFD douses small brush fire in Kihei

At 1:44 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, south Maui firefighters responded to a brush fire at the south end of Kenolio Road.

Firefighters from Kihei were on scene at 1:51 p.m. and found a 100 x 100 foot area of brush and kiawe trees burning in a vacant lot. The fire came to within 50 feet from a residential structure but was quickly brought under control at 2:03 p.m. The fire was called extinguished at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The cause of the fire could not be determined.

A water tanker from the Wailea station also responded to the brush fire.

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