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Firefighters contain brush fire in Laie

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:38 a.m. HST, Aug 18, 2013

Firefighters are battling a small brush fire Saturday on Oahu’s North Shore, Honolulu fire officials said. 

The fire stated around 7:50 a.m. at the end of Poohaili street in Laie about a mile uphill and southeast of remnants from a Friday afternoon brush fire.

Officials said the blaze is about 1.5 acres in size and should be extinguished by around 3 p.m. Firefighters had it contained around 12:20 p.m.

Four engine companies, a helicopter, and a battalion chief are helping to put out the blaze. 

Officials said the cause has not yet been determined. 

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allie wrote:
Hope palani is ok
on August 17,2013 | 04:09PM
HiNaihe808 wrote:
Are there no water hydrants there? Is that why they need the helicopter?
on August 17,2013 | 07:31PM
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