HFD extinguish 3 brush fires on Sand Island

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) extinguished a brush fire located on Sand Island on Friday, Oct. 1. While they were extinguishing the initial fire, two other fires broke out nearby.

HFD reported all three fires were brought under control by 3:08 p.m. and were fully extinguished at 4:19 p.m.

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According to HFD, a 911 call came at 2:25 p.m. about a wildland fire located at 1440 Sand Island Pkwy, which is the location of the BMX Sandbox. Firefighters arrived at the scene at 2:37 p.m., and “plumes of black smoke” were caused by tires burning within the dry grass.

While fighting the initial blaze, HFD said two other fires broke out nearby. All three separate fires burned approximately six acres altogether.

No injuries were reported, no homes were threatened and there were no evacuations, according to HFD.

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