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Firefighters contain brush fire in Koloa

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    Firefighters contained a roughly 100-acre brush fire that broke out in K?loa Tuesday afternoon.
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Firefighters contained a brush fire that scorched approximately 100 acres in Koloa on Kauai Tuesday. 

The fire broke out at about 4 p.m. in a vacant lot at the end of Poipu Road, west of the CJM stables. 

Firefighters, an Air One helicopter and another helicopter hired by the fire department conducted water drops. Several private companies and community members also stepped in to provide water tenders and a loader. 

The fire was contained at 8:30 p.m. and extinguished by 9:20 p.m., according to a news release from the fire department. No injuries or structural damage were reported. 

Firefighters returned to the scene Wednesday morning to monitor hot spots. 

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Anyone with information on the fire is urged to call police at 241-1711. 

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