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.