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Maui firefighters contain Kihei brush fire

  • COURTESY MAUI FIRE DEPARTMENT
                                Map of the Kihei brush fire.

    COURTESY MAUI FIRE DEPARTMENT

    Map of the Kihei brush fire.

UPDATE: 10:30 a.m.

Maui firefighters fully contained a 50-acre brush fire as of 10 a.m. today, according to Fire Services Chief Rylan Yatsushiro of the Maui County Department of Fire & Public Safety.

No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened.

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A brush fire that scorched approximately 50 acres in Kihei is 90 percent contained as of Monday night, according to the Maui Fire Department.

The fire broke out just before 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Firefighters from three engine companies, two tanker companies, a ladder company, Air 1, along with private bulldozers and water tankers responded to the blaze.

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