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Blazes in sugar cane fields look like arson, officials say

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 19, 2013

~~<p>A spate of suspicious sugar cane field fires in Central Maui within a month has resulted in the loss of an estimated $182,500 to the sugar crop, firefighters said Tuesday.</p>
<p>Although the cause of the fires remains undetermined, fire officials believe the fires may have been intentionally set because there are no obvious points of ignition, the county said in a news release.</p>
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A spate of suspicious sugar cane field fires in Central Maui within a month has resulted in the loss of an estimated $182,500 to the sugar crop, firefighters said Tuesday.

Although the cause of the fires remains undetermined, fire officials believe the fires may have been intentionally set because there are no obvious points of ignition, the county said in a news release. Login for more...



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