HFD responds to 19-acre brush fire near Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park

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WAIPAHU, Hawaii (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) responded to a brush fire located north of the Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park on Saturday, Aug. 14.

The incident happened just before 12:30 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed a large brush fire near the park’s archery range.

Officials determined the brush fire burned a little over 19 acres.

Crews relied on tankers to supply water due to limited access to the fire. HFD’s Air 2 rescue helicopter also provided water drops.

HFD was able to stop the fire from reaching Kipapa Gulch and the park’s aquatic complex. The fire was contained at approximately 3:11 p.m.

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The cause of the fire is unknown. No structures were damaged, and no one was injured.

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