POSTED: 8:18 p.m. HST, Jul 1, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 1:23 a.m. HST, Jul 2, 2012
The Hawaii County Fire Department completed its nearly two-week battle with forest fires in the Pahala area yesterday.
The fires had blackened nearly 1,000 acres of land before it was declared extinguished this evening.
District personnel will continue to monitor the perimeter along fire breaks as necessary.