HFD looks into cause of Waianae brush fire

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WAIANAE, Hawaii (KHON2) — Honolulu fire crews are looking into a cause of a fast-moving brush fire that scorched a Waianae mountain.

Flames broke out around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, and strong winds quickly fanned the flames uphill.

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Firefighters ran hoses up the hill while a helicopter made water drops.

As of 1:45 p.m. Aug. 24, the fire was 90% contained.

No homes were threatened and no one was evacuated.

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There were about 15 acres burned.

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