Quantcast

Saturday, December 20, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Maui firefighters put out two small brush fires in Haiku

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 06:37 a.m. HST, Jul 20, 2013



Maui firefighters today extinguished two small brush fires in Haiku.

About 10:15 a.m. Friday, firefighters were summoned to a patch of eucalyptus trees off Awalau Road. Fire burned about 50 feet of an 80-foot tree and a 600-square-foot area around the tree.

It was under control by 11:30 a.m. and extinguished at 2:08 p.m.

While fighting the first fire about 12:30 p.m., firefighters noticed  smoke about a half mile away at the end of the road.  A fire truck broke off from the first fire and went to the second fire, which burned about 200 square feet under some guava trees.

That fire was under control at 1:30 p.m. and was reported extinguished at 3:26 p.m.

No injuries or damages were reported, and the cause of both fires is undetermined. Firefighters reported they found no evidence to connect these two fires.






 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News