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Juvenile Arrested on Suspicion of Arson After Brush Fire Burns in Kihei

PC: MFD

At 3:45 pm yesterday, Maui firefighters were called to the area of the South Maui Community Park on Liloa Drive for reports of a brush fire. Two engines and two tankers responded.

On scene, crews found a fire approximately three-fourths of an acre involving light dry brush. Crews were able to quickly contain and extinguish this fire. There are no injuries or damages to report.

A juvenile was arrested by police at the scene on suspicion of arson and later released to the custody of parents.

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