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Kula Fire Quickly Contained

At 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Maui Fire Department firefighters were called to reports of a fire located in the brush area between Keanuhea Street and Kula Highway.

On scene, crews found what appeared to by a makeshift campsite completely burned.

Air 1 was called to assist with water drops because of the remote location which was very difficult to access with firefighting vehicles.

The fire was quickly contained and later declared extinguished at about noon.

Firefighters from Makawao and Kahului responded. There were no reported injuries and the cause of this fire is unknown.

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