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Brush fire chars a quarter acre in Kahului

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:15 a.m. HST, Sep 29, 2013

Maui fire officials said the cause of a brush fire in Kahului near Kmart and Ballard Family Mortuary was undetermined.

Firefighters took nearly five hours to put out the blaze that jumped from an area near Kmart across Hana Highway to the mortuary,

They received the alarm at 12:31 p.m. Saturday.

The fire burned a total of about a fourth of an acre and caused no monetary damage or injuries.

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manakuke wrote:
Unpredictable and dangerous wildfires can destroy very quickly.
on September 29,2013 | 06:16AM
nitpikker wrote:
REALLY!!! a 1/4 acre brush fire is newsworthy??? who cares, even if it is souki's island?!?!
on September 29,2013 | 06:52AM
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