Kahului brush fire scorches over 40 acres of land

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire in Kahului on Maui.

The fire is in the area of Pulehu Road, bordered by Hookele Street, Hansen Road and Hana Highway.

According to the Maui Fire Department, the fire has been 70 percent contained and has scorched between 40 to 50 acres of land.

There are road closures in the area due to the fire. Officials have advised the public to avoid the area.

So far, there have been no evacuations ordered.

As firefighters continue to battle the fire, an inspector is on the scene to investigate the fire.

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